tirsdag 30. september 2014

China hopes to revive the Silk Road with bullet trains to Xinjiang

The bullet train slices past the edge of the Gobi desert, through gale-swept grasslands and past snowy peaks, a high-altitude, high-speed and hi-tech manifestation of China’s re-imagined Silk Road meant to draw the country’s restive west ever tighter into Beijing’s embrace. Read more