Wheel of a time in Qinghai

A five-day, 350km ride around China's largest lake can be gruelling but also fun

Azure skies, fluffy clouds, rolling hills covered with bright yellow rapeseed blossoms and the teal-coloured Qinghai Lake.

It is the third day of my five-day, 350km ride around China's largest lake - which covers an area more than six times of Singapore - and I finally get to see the scenery I was promised.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 12, 2018, with the headline 'Wheel of a time in Qinghai'. Print Edition | Subscribe