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The Little Museum That Could

Along the one mile stretch of main street that anchors the small Northwestern town of Huanxian in Gansu province, you’ll find their cultural center. Painted a light peachy pink, the building stands out amongst the rest of the concrete. 295 more words

Intangible Cultural Heritage

Xiahe, China to Xian, China - 542 miles (9,622 total)

Tough old stint down from Tibetan plateau to Xian to make it in time for my visa run to Hong Kong. A short update as I won’t stick to my usual format of a linear run through of the last 8 days as it has been a boring enough to ride, let alone to read, but in summary there have been two 100 mile days, lots of rain, mud, infected wounds and so many car horns tooting that I have begin to lose my grip on sanity… 1,575 more words

London To Shanghai

Wuwei, China to Qilian, Qinghai province, China - 244 miles (8691 total)

Well I’m finally back on the road after mine and Stephens visa ordeal in Lanzhou. A typhoon has been twirling its way across the sea to the east of China leading to pretty much non stop rain. 2,652 more words

London To Shanghai

August Plans: Beijing and Kham

I recently wrote about all the places I want to travel in Sichuan. However that is not all where I’ll be going in August. I’m very excited about my upcoming freedom in 5 days and have BIG plans. 905 more words


North by Northwest - Part 2

Continued from North by Northwest – Part 1

My classes were to start the next morning at nine am. In classic Annie-fashion, I was ready around 8:45 and had to pace around the back parking lot in order to avoid being early. 776 more words


Going Public

Okay, so I’ve lifted the veil. I’m through the looking glass and over the hump. I’m in Gansu, China and everyone is allowed to know! 119 more words