外文标题：One Month Family Trip to Xinjiang, China's Central Asia and incredible Tibet
Kunming is not 4th,actually it's 8th after Beijing Capital International Airport ,Hong Kong International Airport,Shanghai Pudong International Airport,Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport,Shanghai Hongqiao Airport,Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport,Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
Ohh My God!! If 8th largest Airport is of this size, I don't know what to say!! Yes I missed out Hongkong, Shenzen like SAR parts. Now I am interested to compare it with other big Asian Airports of Changi, Singapore, Subarnabhumi Bangkok, Narita, Japan and Dubai International Airport and I am sure still Chinese Airports would be hard to beat. Once again I must admit China has shown others what it means by development and better infrastructure
My heart is sinking as you are inching closer to Kathmandu and the log would finish soon. Am now addicted to see this natural beauty at its best so frequently through your updates.
Am sure you will keep us busy with some other new trip of yours.
If we draw a topographic profile from Indo-Gangetic Plains through Nepal/Ladakh to Tibet/China highland plateaus, across the trend of Himalayas, it seems like the southern part of the plateau that ends in Himalayan ranges towards India/Nepal are quite steep and disturbed which leads to deep river valleys and rugged topography. Once we cross these stretches and reach Tibet/China side, the terrain is totally different and the valleys are quite wider there without narrow steep gorges, even many/most of the mountain passes are bye and large flat with just gradual rise and some curves to reach there (at least from the pictures you posted, am sure there would be some that which would be tough to climb). That might be one of the reasons why the Chinese could build good road/rail network in that area even if that falls within the himalayan region (I am not discounting the incredible effort they have put in building their infrastructure in this region - hats off to them) but still our part of Himalayas are much tough to handle in terms of landslide prone areas, nearly- vertical steep gorges and passes like Zijila/Kla/Rohtang etc.
Unfortunately we are on the wrong side of Himalayas.
(Just thought of putting my perspective here.)
Diffirent terrain has different solution. A rough idea of China's answer in other area
Brilliant is the word which won't do justice to these amazing feats of engineering!! Please let us know the name of the places where these pics are taken. Also as others said, why don't you take some of your time to show us some of the great feats of engineering from this amazing country? The more I see, more I feel the urge to visit the wonderful country.
Thanks again for sharing these wonderful pics with us here.
Wow. We are yet to see other parts of China so closely.
As I mentioned already that what China has done in terms of engineering marvels is incomparable.
Effective utilization of resources at amazing pace.
Do share your part of stories with loads of pictures.
Spectacular work by engineers!