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Guilin, Yangshuo and Guangzhou

Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | Views [15573] | Comments [7]

This rabbit above had escaped from a cage outside the restaurant next door, causing much fuss in the mini supermarket! Guilin After arriving and dropping my stuff at the hostel, I went back to the train station to arrange onward tickets, ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

Yunnan Province

Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | Views [5857] | Comments [5]

After 12 hours in a constantly stopping, rickety old hard sleeper carriage from Emei to Panzhihua, I met Norwegian Marianne and Dutch Pieter an the start of an 8 hour bumpy bus journey across the mountainous Sichuan-Yunnan border. They were also heading ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

Chengdu to Emei Shan

Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Views [14255] | Comments [4]

Thanks for all the very kind comments, but you'll be glad to know that I'm leaving soon for a mammoth journey to Lijiang (which isn't even very far away), so this one's going to be mainly pictures. Along with the Giant Buddha in Leshan (one of ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | Views [4897] | Comments [7]

Telling me all about China before I left, Rosie McC said that Xian (Xi'an - pronounced like Sheean - just a wee city compared to Beijing and Shanghai, with only 7 million people!) was a great place, and she wasn't lying! After a few days ... Read more >

Tags: On the Rails

Gallery: China

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Beijing and Shanghai

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | Views [3377] | Comments [3]

Ni Hao!   Arriving in Beijing, I was quite glad that - before leaving the UK - I'd used accumulated Airmiles to book a couple of nights in a hotel.  It was well nice to indulge in some 'flashpacking' at the end of all the train journeys from Russia, ... Read more >

Tags: On the Rails



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