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Tarim Desert Road

Tarim Desert Road is an asphalted road crossing the Taklamakan Desert from North to South in China. The 552-kilometer-long desert crossing highway is the world's longest highway across a shifting-sand desert.

Over-Water Highway

Located in central China, the Over-Water Highway is one of the World’s Most Scenic Highways. In order to avoid cutting through the woods, about 4.4 kilometers of the 10.9-kilometer highway has been constructed above a river that runs through picturesque mountains.

Aizhai Winding Road

Aizhai Winding Road is a very scenic drive in the mountainous Hunan province of China. This road leads from Aizhai township up to the Aizhai bridge.

Kirgizjangal Pass

Kirgizjangal Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4,950m (16,240 ft) above the sea level, located in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.

Nathu La

Nathu La is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.310m (14,140ft) above the sea level, located in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India. 

Mount Davis Path

Mount Davis Path is a paved route climbing up to Mount Davis the westernmost hill on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, at an elevation of 269 m (883 ft) above the sea level.

La Ken La

La Ken La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.190m (17,030ft) above the sea level, located in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Kulma Pass

Kulma Pass is an international high mountain pass, at an elevation of 4.362m (14,311ft) above the sea level, located across the Pamir Mountains, on the China–Tajikistan border.

Chiragsaldi Pass

Chiragsaldi Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.980m (16,338ft) above the sea level, located in the Kunlun Mountains, in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.

Mana La

Mana Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.610m (18,406ft) above the sea level, located in the Himalayas on the border between India and China. It’s one of the highest vehicle-accessible passes in the world.

Levitating cars

It happened in China. Flying cars and vans leaping into the air at a busy junction.. Three cars mysteriously get lifted into the air and then dropped.

Bum La

Bum La Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5,000 m (16,500 feet) above the sea level, on the Himalaya mountain range, in Arunachal Pradesh, at the Indo-China border. The road to the pass has disastrous conditions and only 4 wheel drives are allowed with competent driver.

Arniko Highway

The Arniko Highway is one of the most dangerous roads in the world. It provides Nepal’s overland link with Tibet and China. "One mistake, game over".

Hangzhou Bay Bridge

Located in the eastern coastal region of China, the Hangzhou Bay Bridge spans across the Hangzhou Bay and is one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.At 36 kilometers (23 miles) long and 14 meters (46 feet) wide, the bridge is the longest ocean-crossing bridge.

Dungda La

Dungda La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.090m (16,699ft) above the sea level, located in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.




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