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Time Slows Down: The Li River

I’d had my fill of imperial palaces, warriors, pagodas, jade, and even pandas after a few weeks in China. Although I had been very pleasantly surprised by much of the Middle Kingdom and had relished the opportunity to see many big cities like Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu, and Shanghai, the hectic pace and smothering crowds had me ready for more of the countryside as I headed south to Guilin, the Li River, and the small city of Yangshuo. 312 more words


View From the Top

On Tuesday the 26th,  I went on one off the most precarious but exhilarating hikes courtesy of the Longji Rice Terrances. 259 more words

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City of Feng Shui

First off, I have got to apologize for the hiatus between updates. I did seem traveling to the south of China with program. I had thought that I would have internet because I was assured that there would be WiFi, but no luck. 467 more words

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Camino a Yangshuo

China no es un país para improvisar. Al mes de haber llegado ya había perdido varios trenes, había dormido en un telo por no tener a donde ir y había probado cualquier cantidad de animales exóticos por no entender el menú. 1,547 more words




Once off the metro from Hong Kong to the border of Hong Kong & mainland China, we crossed through immigration & customs to find ourselves on the other side of the boarder in a mega transit center on the edge of Shenzhen. 1,323 more words