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Gallery: china - guangzhou

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: china - huangshan

Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: china - hangzhou

Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: china- urumqi

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Gallery: China - Xi'an

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Gallery: China - Beijing

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Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | Views [581]

I gave a big hug to the guys as the bus pulls up and I get on it to go to the bus station. I got really good directions to get to the station. Stay on the bus till the end and the station will be across the road. Shouldn't be too hard. When I got there ... Read more >

Tags: huangshan, trekking, tunxi


Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | Views [777]

Before I left shanghai,, I got a message from Vanessa saying that herself and romain were coming to the train station to pick me up. I was getting really excited and was looking forward to seeing to them. I walked out of the station and I didn't see them ... Read more >

Tags: hangzhou, hot pot, losing bag


Friday, 30 Jan 2009 | Views [504]

Well at least I had a seat going to shanghai this time. But the journey was going to take like 43 hours. Yes that is right, that is nearly 2 full days. My seat was beside an older Chinese man and I had half a family on the other side of the table. I ... Read more >

Tags: acrobat show, museum, shanghai

poem- on the train from urumqi

Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | Views [589]

  Watching the world pass by, surrounded by strangers, thoughts run through my head, loneliness fills me even though surrounded by people. lost in thought, trees zip by, land ravish by weather, blank trees, white hills, frozen dirt, family ... Read more >

Tags: poem


Monday, 26 Jan 2009 | Views [603]

The morning I had to go for the train, I did everything I could, not to go on it. The whole idea of having to stand/ sit on my bag for 27 hours wasn't every appealing. I checked planes and prices but I couldn't justify the price to myself so I decided ... Read more >

Tags: ktv, snow, spring festival, urumqi


Monday, 19 Jan 2009 | Views [717]

Getting a ticket to Urumqui was harder than I thought. I original idea was to get a standing ticket to go on the train with xiao ai that day. But there was no way. The ticket were all gone. So we decided I would say in xi'an and visit it like I was ... Read more >

Tags: runs, terracota soilders, xian

The great wall

Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | Views [295]

for some reason china made me write poetry, bad poetry, but i thought i would share them anyway! Standing there, hundreds of years, Thousands of steps, miles long. small handrail, treading along, hold on for dear life. Cold seeping in, ... Read more >


Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | Views [801]

I arrived into Beijing with a little panic attack. I had forgotten to write down the directions and name of my hostel that I had booked over the internet, so I wasn't to sure where exactly it was and what it was called. I tried getting on the internet ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, forbidden city, great wall, summer palace, temple of heaven

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