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Kids, Yongzhou, Hunan

The last stop of the new year trip is the courtyard of Family Chou (周家大院) in Yongzhou, Hunan. It is said that descendants of the famous philosopher Chou Tun-i (周敦頤) of the Song Dynasty live here. 74 more words


Mt. Jiuyi, Ningyuan, Hunan

It’s a winter morning when we visited Mt. Jiuyi in South Hunan. Rolling hills were hidden in the morning mist, as if they were not awake yet, while a flock of ducks quacked and followed the master all the way down to the field, hoping that they can get a first bite of the breakfast. 54 more words


Relaxing in Lijiang

After all the city travelling, it was nice to arrive somewhere where we could relax a bit. The October Inn in Lijiang is just the place. 347 more words


Superb visit of Spendid China Park in Shenzhen

Hormis le Window of the World, un parc à ne manquer sous aucun prétexte est évidemment le Spendid China Park qui, sur 30 hectares, retrace la cultures de l’ensemble des ethnies Chinoise en deux catégories avec le Splendid China Miniature Park où une centaine d’attractions touristiques, disposées selon la carte de la Chine, sont miniaturisées et China Folk Culture Village restituant 24 villages éthniques Chinois. 383 more words

Travel Alone



We were fortunate enough to be able to visit Xi’an and the Terracotta Warriors during a recent break. Beth’s family was in town (her mother, Annalee, her brother, Joseph, and her sister, Mary) and we all went to spend a day in Xi’an. 3,880 more words


Lunch with King Ding and Snotting Cat-Beef on a Shanghai Lazy Susan

When Kingful Ding of Shanghai, China (no, I am not making that name up) asked me to be the guest of honor at a lunch in his villa I accepted the invitation with enthusiasm. 1,508 more words


Delightfully Chaotic

“She is delightfully chaotic;
A beautiful mess.
Loving her is a splendid adventure.”

– Steve Maraboli

A colleague once introduced me as “the most fascinating whirling dirvish” she’d ever met. 156 more words