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Trip: China. We'll Start There.

There are [11] stories from my trip: China. We'll Start There.


Gallery: Hong Kong and Macau

HONG KONG | Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Snake Eyes

HONG KONG | Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | Views [503]

We left Yangshou behind and took a sleeper bus to the border with Macau.  Thanks to our formula one wanna be coach driver, and the worst road conditions in the world anywhere, we arrived with time to spare before our ferry and without a wink of sleep.... Read more >


Climbing The Walls

CHINA | Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | Views [591] | Comments [6]

Well it had to happen eventually.  After 11 days of perfect sunshine it started to rain and its been drizzling ever since.  Not to be defeated however weve been carrying on like it were mid summer.  A couple of days ago we took as ride up river on a little ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Yangshou (Real China)

CHINA | Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | Views [563] | Comments [2]

Well, we made it.  24 hours straight on a train in a totally horizontal position.  Thanks to a book i was quite into i never even noticed the hours ticking by, and Jo seems to have the curious ability to be able to sleep for unnaturally long periods of ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Shangers

CHINA | Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | Views [552]

So weve been in Shanghai for a good few days now and its easily the kind of place i could see myself coming back to - wether to visit or to stay.  Tomorrow we board the train in the early am to a little place called Guilin, where we'll stay for about ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Tips


Gallery: China

CHINA | Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Shanghai

CHINA | Sunday, 2 Mar 2008 | Views [657] | Comments [1]

I love it here in Shanghai.  After 12 hours on a sleeper train we were here and the sun was shining. We took the subway to a hostel we found a flyer for and its a palace.  Easily a 3 star hotel, maybe a four. Our room is huge and has a shower and free ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


The Great Language Barrier Of China

CHINA | Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | Views [1434]

Having landed on our feet so firmly accomodation wise, and having discovered all that the city itself had to offer, we decided that it was time at last for the Great Wall.  Brilliant stuff.  We opted to skip the usual hostel organised tours in the hope ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Beijing

SWEDEN | Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | Views [580] | Comments [5]

There at last, and suitably impressed!   If i didnt know that they were hosting the Olympics here id think that this had always been one of the most tourist orientated and cleanest places ever.  I feel, however , that theyve simply organised one of the ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Right - Lets Get Going Then, Shall We?

SWEDEN | Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | Views [491] | Comments [1]

Bags Fully Packed : Check.   Passports Open at Photo Page : Check. Sweat Glands On Full Alert : Check. Sense Of Constant Paranoia Tuned To 'MAX' : Check and Double Check. Well then, off we go.  Next Stop : China.

Tags: The Planning Phase


Getting Ready

SWEDEN | Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | Views [429]

Packing, unpacking, then packing again - just to be sure.

Tags: The Planning Phase