Lhasa Railway Station. Since opening the railway between Beijing and Lhasa in 2006, many tourists choose this way to get to Tibet. This is a journey of 4062 miles between Beijing and Lhasa, nearly 48 hours through some of the deepest parts of China. Although the project was conceived in 1956 through 2006, the line has not been open to traffic. More than 3,300 million Euros and 30,000 employees helped build the highest railway line and one of the most complex as well, as 960 kilometers performed more than 4,000 meters high and 550 kilometers pass on thick layers of ice, so it was necessary to build pillars high above the ground and provide the track with a heating system against freezing. In the Kunlun Mountains cross the world's longest tunnel built on frozen ground and reach the highest point on the planet railway station in Tanggula. However, the train is disputed between the Chinese government and the Tibetan Dalai Lama supporters, for while the former is defended as a symbol of development for the local economy, the latter argue that the rail line will encourage the influx of Han, which could cause the extinction of Tibetan culture.  


Una de las multiples haciendas construidas a modo de castillo en el trayecto en bicicleta de Fontevraud a Saumur. Veinte kilómetros más de bicicleta desde Fontevraud y llegamos a las puertas de Saumur, una pequeña ciudad a las puertas del Loira. De esta ciudad destacan sobretodo la calidad de sus vinos, sus caballos y sus champiñones, aunque el castillo medieval que puede observarse desde cualquier punto de la ciudad también merece muchos elogios.