January 2013

Xian. A real favourite.

We now find ourselves in beautiful, charming Xian. Incredible to think that yet again we put our lives so willingly into the hands of random Chinese pilots and air traffic controllers (flying Northern China Airlines from Hangzhou). Willingly, blindly. With fingers crossed. Fortunately with the best possible outcome, and no…

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Hangzhou. Tea, totally.

Loving, loving, loving China. Did I mention how much we love China? Leaving Shanghai 🙁 We’ve been treated to amazingly fantastic food (oh, the food the food), incredible scenery, beautiful friendly people, mega cities and amazingly fantastic food. Without wishing to sound like a broken record, this trip has exceeded…

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Shanghai. Gone too soon.

After disembarking our Yangtze River boat, then a coach to the airport, another internal flight (phew), a mini bus through Shanghai crush hour traffic (7.30pm, it never stops apparently), we finally made it up to our hotel room to find this stunning view.  Very special. The magnificent view from our…

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