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China

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On Top of the World

Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | Views [3458] | Comments [2]

Travelling to the “roof top of the world” wasn’t one of the easiest decisions we’ve made. It’s a place of constant religious and political tension, so the Tibet ‘story’ is a fascinating one. China has always considered Tibet to be part of its Empire, ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, everest base camp, gyantse, lhasa, potala palace, qinghai to tibet railway, sakya, shigatse, tibet, zhangmu


Go West

Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | Views [3019] | Comments [1]

From Beijing we decided to head to Xiahe and as the train didn’t leave until the early afternoon we decided that I would try to complete a communist leader tri-fector. Having seen an embalmed Lenin on a school trip and visited Uncle ... Read more >

Tags: ganjia grasslands, labrang, tongren, xiahe, xining


On The Right Track

Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | Views [2820] | Comments [3]

At last we do a long overnight train journey in China...Hong Kong to Shanghai in 19 hours. We decided on the hard sleeper option rather than soft sleeper, the difference being there are 6 beds per cabin rather than 4, a ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, forbidden city, great wall, nanjing, olympics, shanghai, summer palace, tiananmen square


Once There Were Warriors

Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | Views [2453] | Comments [3]

Xi'an is a huge city in Shaanxi province at the end of the Silk Road and much bigger than we expected, although after 3 weeks in a country of 1.3 billion we should be getting used to the size of places by now or maybe we would ... Read more >

Tags: guangzhou, guilin, karsts, terracotta warriors, xian, yangshuo


The Flavours of Sichuan

Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Views [2459]

If flying is cheating then call me Rosie Ruiz , the journey by bus and train from Lijiang to Chengdu would have taken the best part of two days and had multiple points of failure, so choosing the hour long flight was an easy option. ... Read more >

Tags: chengdu, emei shan, huanglong, jiuzhaigou, leshan, pandas


China - There’s No Where Finer

Sunday, 6 Sep 2009 | Views [2353] | Comments [2]

The border crossing from Lao Cai to Hekou went smoothly, as we were the first to arrive in the morning and there were lots of friendly officials helping us through passport control, to fill out the forms, and letting us cut in line to take our H1N1 ... Read more >

Tags: kunming, lijiang, tiger leaping gorge, yuanyang rice terraces, yunnan province

 

 

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