Step 3: Shangri-la at Last

January 9, 2016  As previously mentioned, altitude sickness hit Alex and I much harder than we ever expected. We thought that by stopping in Kangding (2,560m/8,400ft) for a couple of days, and Daocheng (3,800m/12,400ft) for one that we would be able to keep it at bay. It was only as I was hurling my brains …