Today was a big driving day from just east of Korla, almost to Turpan.
We needed propane but they only have LPG - liquid propane gas so the gas station called the police to come and make sure it was okay. How many Chinese does it take to fill a propane tank? SEVEN! 4 different workers, who each had to look at the bottle and discuss, 2 real policemen and another young man wearing a Los Angeles SWAT police t-shirt. It was quite the ordeal and then they escorted us to a nearby supermarket-
This fellow has been living in the cab for who knows how long!
We went through a mountain pass on a divided highway, but for some odd reason, the speed limit dropped to 40 km/h-
Our guide was worried that Will was speeding and would get a fine. There are cameras everywhere and many police checks. The citizens are super paranoid.
Snickers in Chinese-