Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Getting high in Tibet

Pens spit ink and packaged foods burst in the low pressure as the "Sky Train" climbed the 16,640-foot Tanggula Pass. Laptop computers and digital music players failed, the tiny air bags that cushion their moving parts broken at high altitude.
Alexa Olesen's Associated Press report on the new Beijing to Lhasa through-train, via Forbes

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