It will be fair to say, that after our last China train experience, we are a bit apprehensive about our second attempt. It took us a whole day of running … Continue reading
The Chengdu Panda Base is located in the outskirts of the city and makes for a perfect day trip. Housing 83 pandas, it now probably has the biggest captive population … Continue reading
It is virtually impossible to get a train ticket in July out of Guilin. We tried our luck in Yangshuo, unsuccessfully, after which we came back to the city to … Continue reading
A little game of imagination.
You are carrying your heavy backpacks through the crowds, the heat of the day is squeezing the last juices out of your body and you finally … Continue reading
To say it has been hard would be an understatement. After 5 months traveling on land through SE Asia, without luxuries and on a tight budget, we thought we are … Continue reading
Our first official stop in China – Guilin and Yangshuo – had been decided both because of the beautiful scenery that one can find there and for its close proximity … Continue reading
I have traveled in Japan, where few speak English and none of the signs mean a thing, but China so far is proving even harder. We spent more than 2 … Continue reading