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Headed Back to China

Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | Views [447]

I am going back to China for a vacation. I need advice. Here are possible iteineraries, starting August 20th: A: 1.5 days beijing 3 Days Baoji 3 Days Pingyao 1 Day Chongqing 6 Days Shangrali-la B: 1.5 days beijing 3 Days Baoji 3 Days Pingyao ... Read more >


Gallery: Kota Kinablu

Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Hong Kong

Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Shanghai

Sunday, 23 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Xian Again

Sunday, 23 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Shopping on a Tropical Island

Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | Views [612] | Comments [1]

I spent my last weekend in china in Hong Kong. Ok, maybe its in China, but even that confuses me. I flew into Shenzhen airport, and then took a bus into Hong Kong (Kowloon actually, which is the mainland across from Hong Kong Island, but it is part of ... Read more >


Shanghai 2

Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | Views [716] | Comments [1]

I didn't get to see too much of Shanghai. The weather really did not cooperate. My first full day was grey. I went looking for the old french concession in the morning. Arived at an HSBC building nearbye, and then was pointed in exactly the wrong direction, ... Read more >

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Some thoughts on China.

Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | Views [692] | Comments [4]

I definitely don't feel that I know much about China. I have been here 5 weeks, I don't speak the language and I was in fairly touristy places and only barely in the countryside. But I have a few comments anyway, just take them with a grain of ... Read more >

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Shanghai

Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | Views [698]

I am an urbanite. I like modern buildings. Skyscrapers. Efficient subway systems. Places where you can walk. The hustle and bustle of people on the street. Having lots of places to eat. Well shanghai has all this and more. The downtown area has a huge ... Read more >

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Xi'an Take 2

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | Views [689] | Comments [1]

I flew from Guilin back to Xian to visit my friend Christy for the weekend. This time I booked a 3 star hotel about 1 km from the bell tower. Well when i arrived on friday evening in the center of town, all the cab drivers refused to use the meter, ... Read more >

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Rain

Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | Views [426]

My last 2 days in Yangshuo/Guilin were wet. It rained all day. The first day I just kept looking for someplace dry and warm were I could sit. I* had a long breakfast, found an internet cafe, uploaded photos, and then had a long lunch. In the evening, ... Read more >

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Gallery: Yangshuo

Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Li River Cruise

Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Kunming

Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Karst II

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Views [1676] | Comments [2]

I woke up early to take the boat from Guilin to Yangshuo. First I needed to find chinese directions to my Hotel. I failed at that, so when I was picked up by a bus at 7:30, I still did not know anything other than the english name of my Hotel, its ... Read more >

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Karst I

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Views [689]

For my second day in Kunming, I went to visit the stone forest, a "forest" of karst hills located 30 miles from Kunming. No one from my hostel wanted to spend the $30 it takes to get there and enter the world heritage site, so I went alone.... Read more >

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Weather

Saturday, 18 Oct 2008 | Views [509]

One wonders how much influence the weather has on how much you like a place. Its been 7 straight beautiful days here in Yunnan, and I am enjoying it here. I think I could vacation here for a few months. (Yunnan is larger than Germany...) For my last ... Read more >

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Gallery: Dali

Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Lijiang

Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Bai Kingdom World

Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | Views [755]

My second day in Dali ended up completely different than I expected. I was planning on just chilling out here (its a pretty chill place, and the hostel I am at, The Jade Emu, is lovely). So I went to the main street for breakfast (a good pancake and ... Read more >

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