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China: Admiring the scenery at our Summer Palace picnic

Our video of our 6 weeks in China

We spent 6 weeks in August and September 2014 exploring the delights of China. The Chinese food was of course a main highlight for us, whether it was Peking duck in Beijing or street food paradise in Xi’An. For us, China will always be many fond memories of public dancing, singing, making new friends, stunning sceneries and ...
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Our 10 observations of China

After nearly 2 months travelling around China, we pulled together our 10 memorable observations: 1. Better out then in! A common sound and sight to witness, especially from Chinese men: a loud, deep snort of phlegm followed by a dramatic expulsion of said substance from the body, pretty much anywhere in public. It was quite hard to capture this ...
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Shangri-La Guishan Temple and the Zhuangjing Tong prayer wheel

Shangri-La: a sad story but one with hope

Our final stop in China was at the Tibetan town of Shangri-La or otherwise more commonly known by its Tibetan name of “Zhongdian”. Shangri-La is located some 3,200 metres above ground in China’s Yunnan Province.  It was renamed Shangri La in 2001 (from “Zhongdian”) in 2001 to attract tourists Shangri-La almost destroyed by serious fire Shangri-La used to be a ...
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Climax of the Tiger Leaping Gorge trek - Yunnan Province, China

Hike the Tiger Leaping Gorge in one day

The Tiger Leaping Gorge (“Hutiao Xia” in Chinese) is a popular trek in the southern Yunnan Chinese province on the Jinsha River. The Gorge itself is a scenic canyon and one of the deepest and most spectacular river canyons in the world: The trek itself is very popular and has two routes.  The first is by car ...
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Karsts formations around Yangshuo - Guangxi Proviince

A day cycling in Yangshuo

Yangshuo is a town in China’s tropical south Guangxi province. Yangshuo is surrounded by a stunning scenery of phallic looking “karst” limestone hill formations. There are over 70,000 of these formations and are unique to this part of China.  The stunning scenery is great for outdoor activities, especially cycling: We rented bikes from the excellent Bike Asia shop ...
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