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Gallery: mt Hua Shan

CHINA | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Mt Hua Shan

CHINA | Monday, 22 Jun 2009 | Views [552]

Mt. Hua Shan is located in the Shaanxi Province of China.  It is located 120 km from Xi'an.  Mt Huashan is one of the five sacred mountains in China. Mt. Hua is home to several influential Taoist temples where emperors of past dynasties made ... Read more >


Mt HuaShan - China

CHINA | Wednesday, 17 Jun 2009 | Views [496]

Climbing on Friday, here are some links of the place. http://www.travelblog.org/Asia/China/Shaanxi/Hua-Shan/blog-336006.html http://blog.hotelclub.com/huashan-trail-worlds-most-dangerous-hiking-trail/


Terracotta Warriors

CHINA | Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | Views [361] | Comments [2]

Ranking up as one of China's top historical sights, the 2000-year-old Army of Terracotta Warriors remains stunningly well preserved. The 6000 figures of warriors and horses face east in a rectangular battle array. Every figure differs in facial features ... Read more >


Gallery: Terracotta Warriors

CHINA | Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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communication problems

CHINA | Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | Views [727] | Comments [1]

I wish I could speak chinese. So many people come and talk to me but all i can do is smile. I wish I could hear their stories. How frustrating!!! It is actually impossible to get by here without speaking Chinese. When ever I find an English speaking ... Read more >


Breakfast at a monastery

CHINA | Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | Views [717]

I was an early bird and headed up to the monastery bright and early. I thought that monks would be up for their morning prays. When I was wondering around the monastery and lady came to talk to me and offered if I wanted to join them for a breakfast.... Read more >


Dinners

CHINA | Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | Views [320] | Comments [1]

I don't like eating by myself so i easily start skipping dinners if I tracel alone. So far, I have been very lucky and found company to enjoy dinner with me. In Kangding I went to a pub (which I normally don't do while I am backpacking..) and met a ... Read more >


Kangding

CHINA | Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | Views [387]

The Sichuan mountains to the north and west of Chengdu rise above 5000 m with deep valleys and rapid rivers. For me this was an opportunity to visit Tibet without actually crossing the official border. Tibetans live here by herding yaks, sheep and ... Read more >


Mount Emei

CHINA | Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | Views [398]

Dotted with monasteries and temples. (I would say a tourist trap. Then again the monasteries were peaceful and beautiful. but.. I will tell you about Mt Emei over a bottle of beer...


Giant Buddha in Leshan

CHINA | Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | Views [290]

Carved into a cliff, overlooking the Dadu River. The Buddha is 71 m tall, 1200 years old and qualifying to be the largest buddha in the world.


Gallery: kangding

CHINA | Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: people

CHINA | Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: mt emei

CHINA | Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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pandas

CHINA | Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | Views [328] | Comments [1]

See the photos. They are so cuddly, so cute, so friendly and sooo playfull.. (it took me 2 hours to upload these 5 photos... I've had one heck of a day...)


Gallery: giant buddha

CHINA | Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: pandas

CHINA | Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: train ride

CHINA | Sunday, 15 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Chengdu

CHINA | Sunday, 15 Feb 2009 | Views [829] | Comments [1]

Arrived。 Finally。 i was late arriving so I could only get a room, sharing it with 3 other people, all very nice. I had a beatiful hot shower. You can't imagine how wonderful a shower feels after a long 32 hour trainride. just heaven. I met a nice Danish ... Read more >


train ride

CHINA | Sunday, 15 Feb 2009 | Views [340]

It took 32 hours! Frigging 32 hours! It is soooo long. I woke up this morning thinking 'an other 10 hours....' but it actually went fast. I couldn't stop staring out from the window. I listened to Finnish pop and China passed by eyes. I wish I could ... Read more >


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