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Along the way: riding a motorcycle to re-take the Silk Road to the Arabs

China had a couple Zhang Xinyu and Liang Hong who led the "team" team, starting from Beijing, driving a car all the way west of 20,000 km, through the Middle East 16 countries, from east to west through Asia. And now there is a Qatar motorcycle rider who also has the same ambition, he traveled from London across the Eurasian continent came to Beijing, with a motorcycle back to the ancient Silk Road, became the first one riding a motorcycle through the Silk Road Of the Arabs.

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According to Al Jazeera, July 9, Qatar traveler Khalid Jaber arrived in Beijing. He traveled from London, spent three months, riding a motorcycle through the Silk Road. The journey is 21,000 kilometers long and traverses 18 countries on the Eurasian continent.

Kazakhstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan arrived in China, and arrived in China from France, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.

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When he arrived in Beijing, he excitedly said: "After three months of travel, I enjoy this special exciting moment." At the same time, he also affectionately admired the ancient Silk Road, described as the world's oldest, longest, and the most difficult trade channel. "The ancient Arab businessmen need to ride a camel, but I ride a motorcycle only three months to walk through the Silk Road on the famous cities: Samarkand, Istanbul, Ashgabat, as well as Xi'an, Xi'an is Everything that begins, is the most beautiful color on the Silk Road.

He had planned to continue to travel to Japan, but the Japanese government did not allow him to ride a motorcycle ride, had to give up.

The interest in cycling comes from childhood

Khalid Jaber is a network engineer, 39 years old. Compared to other modes of transport, he is particularly fond of motorcycles. When he was a child, he fell in love with the ride, when he got a driver's license in 2010, he has been longing for long-distance ride. His first long ride was riding a motorcycle around Qatar, traveled all over the town of Doha. The second was in Europe, where he traveled on motorcycles through Germany, Belgium, Denmark and Italy.

Years of riding career, Khalid called him one of the biggest challenges from the Indian side riding the Himalayas, along the way facing many problems, motorcycle mechanical failure, limited water and food, religious differences. He riding motorcycle reached an altitude of 4600 meters, which may now be the highest height of the motorcycle ride.

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Fear the crisis, with the Qatar flag to go the Quartet

Khalid riding, every place will be a photo with the Qatar flag. This year when riding the Silk Road at a time when Qatar broke out of the Gulf diplomatic crisis, the news of the crisis even affected the way to his country.

"The locals thought that I would end my trip, but when they heard that I would continue, they expressed support and encouragement.

Khalid said the crisis was firm in his determination to continue riding, and every place he would hold up the Qatar and Qatar Emir's photographs to express his support for the motherland. He said riding on the road most of his excitement is riding a motorcycle came to the foot of Mount Everest, he put the Qatar flag to the top of the world.

Nowadays, Khalid has returned to Qatar to prepare for his next trip, and he plans to spend five months across the globe from north to south.

Khalid said he returned to Qatar after his home to the university, the media about his travel story, to more people to publicize his journey.

 

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