Anyone with even a slight interest in the history of human development will know at least some key points about China’s lightening fast jump into the future over the past 40 years. Most people know about this country’s massive high-speed rail network, which has literally transformed every place it crosses.
But China’s highways, too, are making a massive change in the country, especially those traversing tough, arid areas. One such highway is the Wuhai-Maqin expressway.
It weaves its way from the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Gansu Province and finally Qinghai Province.