Kashgar (China) to Mazar
Up onto the Tibetan Plateau the first part of the day was as little boring but once we were up into the hills on the dirt the day livened up. Unfortunately I'm suffering from a significant migraine the boys think it might be altitude sickness. Arrived in Mazar unbelievable it's a collection of wooden/ cardboard huts I've just spent the worst night of my life trying to sleep in the store room of a 24 hour café. The kitchen was had only a cardboard partition between us and it and the girl who owns the place was cooking/burning some kind of chilli oil all night feeding platoon after platoon of Chinese soldiers. The oily smoke was rolling over the top of the partition making it impossible to breath let alone sleep, it's not helped by the dump being at over 4000 metres. Washing facilities consisted off a quick splash from the drain running down the side of the "street" and don't ask about the toilets. WHAT A SH…"