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Following its occupation of Tibet, China quickly got busy building a transport infrastucture to better control and exploit its new acquisition. Among its impressive engineering feats is the Qinghai-Tibet Highway which traverses the Himalayan plateau...

The Qinghai-Tibet Highway

...cutting through numerous anonymous villages...

A closer view of the Qinghai-Tibet Highway

...and the odd mountain:

Tunnels on the Qinghai-Tibet highway

And when you feel like getting out and stretching your legs, try what may be the world's most elevated drive-thru McDonald's:

Qinghai_Tibet Highway security checkpoint

Sadly, we think burger, fries and a shake may be off the menu here, unless the People's Liberation Army has embraced the free market economy and added a fast food franchise to its security checkpoint operation.

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