Crossing the Chang Tang
The last week was nothing but a struggle for sheer survival. The daily distances had gone down to about 10 km/day and starved we stumbled towards or goal in the south. The wind and terrain did their best to stop us, but finally we saw the mountain range in the distance where we knew there should be a road.
After 46 days and 1050 km in road less country we reached the southern brink of the Chang Tang. We had lost a lot of weight (13 kg each), were mentally wasted from the uncertainty of making it or not and the frost bite had gone worse.
Anyway, we made it through one of harshest parts of the world and we were the first ever to do it with bicycles. Nadine was the first woman and there has only been one successful attempt before at all.
-Janne Corax (read the rest here)
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Photos by Janne Corax