Archive for August, 2011

China by train – Chengdu to Beijing D318

China by train – Chengdu to Beijing D318

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

Pandas in Chengdu – no Kung Fu, but I want one

Pandas in Chengdu – no Kung Fu, but I want one

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

 
The long train ride in China – K651

The long train ride in China – K651

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