• Bus hopping from Shangri-La to Chengdu

    Last summer (2016) I travelled through China. I decided to bus hop from Shangri-La to Chengdu, because it would bring me to the Chinese Himalayas and the Tibetan Plains. It was the only rational decision a mountain lover could make – and boy, was I happy.  How I Thought It Would Be Some people like the sound of adventure that comes with uncomfortable travel and sketchy people. On my first solo backpacking trip through Asia, that wasn’t me. For my route through China, I had previously decided on the plan to bus hop my way from Shangri-La (Yunnan) to Chengdu (Sichuan) for the promising views of +6000m mountains, Tibetan monasteries and…