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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


Hami, China to Zhangye, China - 567 miles (8,296 total)

Another week and another big chunk of mileage! Tough headwinds, crossing into our second Chinese province (Gansu), a plague outbreak as well as hitting the 8,000 mile marker have been the key features this week.

London To Shanghai

China: City of Yumen sealed off, 151 people quarantined, after Bubonic Plague death - Published 230714 1111z

Plague kills man in NW China

LANZHOU, July 18 (Xinhua) — A 38-year-old man in northwest China’s Gansu Province has died of plague, local authorities said. 637 more words


The surprising Mr Zhao

I was in downtown Dunhuang, Gansu province, when I met Mr Zhao. My friends and I were trying to work out how the dot that represented us on a “map” fit in with our surroundings, when an old man came up and said “The night market it that way.” He spoke in clear English – something I would not have expected from his appearance. 1,010 more words

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