Qinghai and Tibet - This is the relative locations of XiNing,
Qinghai and Lhasa, Tibet. You can see that they are in the south-western area of
Here is an overview (in Chinese):
Qinghai - We arrived at XiNing, the capital of
Qinghai. After a night's rest, we went on a tour to circle around the beautiful
Qinghai Lake, which is the largest salt lake in China. We attended the opening
ceremony of two of the four schools we fund and built this year. This area is
about 10,000 feet above the sea level and we need to pay attention to potential
problems with the thin air and strong UV level.
Click here for school projects.
Train - After two days in Qinghai we went on the new Qinghai-Tibet
train. We can appreciate up close the difficulty of railway construction in such
a harsh environment.