XWORLD-Tour 2008/2009: Stage 29 runs from Chengdu to curvy to Lhasa, partly Sandy roads at a height of 5,000 metres – roads, the are as made for the all-terrain vehicles of the XWORLD. The 29 stage of off-road tour starts in April of this year in the Chinese city of Chengdu, passing stunning vegetation and cultural sites until finally the fabled, autonomous region of Tibet is reached via mountainous passes. A total of eleven days adventure will take – eleven days full exotic vegetation, fun and culture. Ryan Holmes spoke with conviction. As the stage of the Chinese plane at Chengdu leads in the Tibetan Highlands. Aims to Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region.
The journey to the roof of the world”crosses the Emei mountain in one of the most species-rich high landscapes in the world. Over 500 different plants and more than 2,300 animals exist there. “In addition the off-road traveler can meet the diverse culture of the region: about the great Buddha of Leshan”, the world’s largest Buddha statue made of stone, or the mud brick monastery town Litang in around 4,000 metres above sea level. It is less than two square kilometers in size and nestles on the Ridge, rising East of the city. From there, the journey of then towards Lhasa leads a challenge to the driver of the land cruiser: three important passes must be crossed the 5.008 metre-high Dungd-La pass, the Serkhyim La pass (4,515 meters) and lastly the MI-La-pass 4,000 metres above sea level.
Then the target of the adventurous off-road travel before the participant is: Lhasa – the capital of the autonomous province of Tibet, which is also the Potala Palace, a world heritage site and formerly residence of the Dalai Lamas (5th-15th April 2009) individual travel exclusively over the Internet at is available. A detailed itinerary of the stage, see de/etappen/29chengdu_lhasa.html. About HANSA-FLEX: HANSA-FLEX has become Europe’s leading companies around the hydraulic. The success principle is called system partnership. As a supplier of spare parts for hydraulic hose lines started, HANSA-FLEX has changed worldwide in more than 40 years one of the leading system providers. The company counts today more than 300,000 customers. For local partners to be present, HANSA-FLEX is continuously expanding its branch network. Currently, there are more than 340 branches in Europe, Asia, Africa and America. About the XWORLD-Tour 2008/2009: The internationally operating company HANSA-FLEX sees XWORLD in times of global networking as a contribution to international understanding. With this special cultural exchange, people from different countries will experience the most beautiful landscapes and places of Europe and Asia in a common adventure. Six special vehicles are on the roughly 150,000 km long tour, which leads to the most spectacular goals of European and Asian participants in 43 stages. Press contact: HANSA-FLEX event GmbH – contact: Enrico Kieschnick – to the construction 44 D – 28307 Bremen phone: + 49 (0) 421 48907-960 fax + 49 (0) 421 48907-48 E-Mail: Internet: Axel Hausmann communication – contact: Axel Hausmann – Frankfurter Strasse 4 28203 Bremen phone: + 49 (0) 421 39 75 000 fax + 49 (0) 421 39 70 999 E-Mail: Internet: