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Gallery: China ~ Yangtze Cruise (Chongqing to Yichang) (#8f)

Thursday, 20 Apr 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: China ~ Nanjing (#8h)

Thursday, 20 Apr 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: China ~ Shanghai (#8g)

Thursday, 20 Apr 2006 | Photo Gallery

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China Doll

Friday, 14 Apr 2006 | Views [1284] | Comments [1]

Well, I'm out.  Finally, I've left China; and not a moment too soon.  I really don't think I could have handled much more.  Is it a co-incidence that of the two countries I've spent more than a month in, Vietnam and China, I've left both of them in ... Read more >

Tags: People

Cruising the Yangtze in (relative) Style

Tuesday, 4 Apr 2006 | Views [738]

So, my cruise is over and done with.  I have to admit ~ although I don't regret it at all, I will not remember it as one of my favourite Chinese experiences.  That said, I did enjoy myself.  On my last night in Lhasa, I ended up meeting a dutch ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!

Temples and Monastaries ~ Lhasa

Tuesday, 4 Apr 2006 | Views [1159]

Well, I managed to wake up early this morning ~ and am I ever glad I did. My last day in Lhasa was absolutely incredible. First off, we headed out to the Johkang (holiest temple in Tibet!) and walked the Barkhor Kora surrounding it. We were ... Read more >

Tags: culture, tibet

The Tibetan Side of Town

Sunday, 26 Mar 2006 | Views [1286] | Comments [1]

Hey guys. (hey ray, i added you in....so we can stay in touch!!) So, on a whim, I booked a flight from Chengdu to Lhasa ~ and here I am, in Tibet. Staying in the Tibetan home in Songpan really made me curious as to what it would be like here ~ ... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, mountains, tibet

Gallery: Tibet ~ Lhasa (#9a)

Thursday, 23 Mar 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: China ~ Songpan (#8e)

Wednesday, 22 Mar 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: China ~ Chengdu (#8d)

Wednesday, 22 Mar 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: China ~ Xi'an (#8c)

Wednesday, 22 Mar 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: China ~ Datong & Pingyao (#8b)

Wednesday, 22 Mar 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Horse Trekking in Songpan

Tuesday, 21 Mar 2006 | Views [8448] | Comments [2]

Hey hey! Well, I'm definately sore, and pretty darn cold. Northern Sichuan can give Canada a run for its money in the snow department, let me tell you. I just spent the last 4 days on horseback, riding up into the hills and mountains surrounding Songpan ... Read more >

Tags: Snow

Sichuan really DOES mean spicy!!

Tuesday, 14 Mar 2006 | Views [1571]

Wow.  I have never tasted food this hot in my life....and I love spicy food!   I literally touched it to my tongue, and there were fireworks in my mouth.  Incredible.  But I'm getting ahead of myself here....   Obviously, I've made my way to Sichuan ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Xi'an and the Terracotta Warriors

Sunday, 12 Mar 2006 | Views [2233] | Comments [1]

Hi everyone! I figured I could get a little email in before catching my night train to Chengdu; I have a few hours to kill!  The hostel here is great ~ email, comfy couches and dvds, great food, and music playing all the time.  Last night I stayed ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Caves, Cliffs, and Walls...

Wednesday, 8 Mar 2006 | Views [995]

Hi everyone! Just thought I'd you all the epic emails, and send out a smaller one, to let you all know what i'm up to (and that i'm ok, mom!!!) I left Beijing the day before yesterday, catching an 11:30pm train to a town called Datong.   I've ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

The Shack...

Wednesday, 1 Mar 2006 | Views [899]

         So, I spent last weekend out in the countryside, experiencing the Great Wall in a quiet and peaceful setting ~ from what i've been told, a far cry from the touristy sections closer to Beijing.  One of Skotty's friends owns a place in a little ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

Bitter Cold In Beijing

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2006 | Views [2131] | Comments [1]

Hello friends! (welcome canty, to the fold.....!) Wow is it EVER cold here. I thought I was prepared, with my wool peacoat I had made in Hoi An, and my turtleneck, jeans, and converse (yeah old school..!..) but, the truth is, theres nothing ... Read more >

Tags: Snow

Gallery: China ~ Beijing (#8a)

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Last Days in Vietnam ~ Arrival in Beijing!

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2006 | Views [1186]

Hi everyone! so...its official. ..I'm now Hannah-less.    she's moved on to Bangkok, and I'm in Beijing.  amazing how far apart you can get so quickly.  but...she's now on the mailing list, which is always exciting!  welcome also to James and ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles



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