- Yichang: Accidentally Fabulous DayYichang is a river city, the river in question being the Yangtze, the largest river in Asia. It is west and down-river of the Three Gorges Dam project, so the river flows through at something like its pre-dam depth - Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Dec 10, 2013
- Canton TowerHei igjen!
Tro det eller ei, jeg har faktisk forsøkt å blogge flere ganger siden sist, men java har gjort sånn at jeg ikke har fått lastet opp bilder. Løste det nå ved å laste ned ny nettleser. Skal ikke være Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Dec 10, 2013
- On My Way Again: Chengdu to YichangIn the evening the day before leaving Chengdu, I had a rather strange experience: if I had been in any other country in the world, when I walked into [[http://www.tour-beijing.com/blog/sichuan-travel/chengdu-travel/how-to-visit-qintai-road-qintai-street-c Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Dec 9, 2013
- ChengduOur next destination was Chengdu, the largest city in the Schichwan and the start of our tour to the north.
We flew the 3 hours from Guangzhou on China Southern airlines, accompanied by The Lord of the Rings soundtrack.
After the Posted by joachim_d in Unemployed and Homeless | Dec 8, 2013
- Reflections on my first 10 days in ChinaGrowing up in rural New Zealand, I had very little notion of China, except that things “made in China” were "not very good". The only access to real live Chinese people was the greengrocer in Dargaville, where we would go Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Dec 8, 2013
- China part 2And the Chinese saga continue.
So picking it back up where we left off, Wednesday 20th / Thursday 21st November and the night train to Shanghai... Well all I can say is it was an experience! Try to picture a train Posted by HelenHeneghan in Helen goes round the world! | Dec 8, 2013
- The most overdue blog entry in the history of blog entriesHello from China! Well almost. Im at the airport waiting to go to Melbourne and thought I should update you all on the last 3 weeks. Apologies for not posting at all during my trip to China. Internet was never Posted by HelenHeneghan in Helen goes round the world! | Dec 8, 2013
- Is that you Jesus?Lucky for me, I celebrate Christmas with family, food and wine. Church, the blood of Christ or nativity scenes rarely make or break my holiday season. Why does this make me lucky you might ask? In China, where communism rules Posted by MissMaggieMae in Wonderlust | Dec 7, 2013
- Míngzì (Names)I have been teaching English in China for a year now, and during that time, I have come to see how names work differently in different cultures.
As it is generally accepted that foreign teachers are incapable of saying Chinese Posted by Melimei in Do what you love | Dec 6, 2013
- GuangzhouDad's "home" city was a 25 min train ride (Traveling at speeds up to 290km/hr.) from Shenzhen.
We arrived in the suburb Dad lives, a tree lined street without much traffic, but plenty of interesting sights and interesting food to Posted by joachim_d in Unemployed and Homeless | Dec 5, 2013
- Heading to the boarderI woke up early to see the sunrise over the Himalayas and met Johnny and Fiona out on the road to see the sun rise. The view (even though we were 80km away) was still amazing no matter where you Posted by CassB in Big Trip Home | Dec 4, 2013
- ShenzhenAfter another uneventful border crossing I entered china and finally met up with Dad!
Shenzhen is a modern city, and was purposefully created to be a special economic area for factories, export hubs and technological research.
Your phone was most likel Posted by joachim_d in Unemployed and Homeless | Dec 3, 2013
- Irrigation Interesting? Yes!The idea of inspecting an irrigation system might not appeal to all, or even many, but somehow it struck me as a very interesting way to spend my last day in Chengdu. I'm not the only one - on tripadvisor Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Dec 2, 2013
- Mt EverestWe all got up early, 6am for breaky and then left at 7am. It was still pitch black and the stars were amazing. Passport check and then very bumpy road to the pass where we could see the Himalayas.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/497356/225B1A6E221 Posted by CassB in Big Trip Home | Dec 1, 2013
- Old ChengduChengdu has been here a long time, with its history traceable back at least 4,000 years. One reason for its establishment is that the the Chengdu Plain is extremely fertile, so much so that it has been called the Country Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Dec 1, 2013
- Welcome Ceremony for Sports DayHei!
Plutselig var det helg igjen. Jeg har egentlig hatt ambisjoner om å blogge litt oftere, men det har visst ikke blitt. Får se om det blir bedre fra nå av. Kanskje.
På fredag skjedde det noe artig på skolen! Det var Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Dec 1, 2013
- Beijing* Written by Laury
We flew in t Posted by mcsaligmans in The McSaligman Adventures | Dec 1, 2013
- This BlogSo, why the switch from a wordpress blog to travellerspoint one? Wordpress, Facebook and other sites have been blocked by "the great wall of china"
Although we knew that all posts would need to be done by email, we havent Posted by mcsaligmans in The McSaligman Adventures | Nov 30, 2013
- Lost in ChengduSo, Monday I lost the biggest building in the world (by getting off at the wrong metro stop). I topped that on Tuesday by losing an entire motorway/ring-road - by not recognising that the thing I was walking under was Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Nov 28, 2013
- ShegarAnother sleep in which was nice, i think Namlha had to organise some kind of permit for us and couldn't do that till 10am as it was a Sunday. I used this time to do a little yoga and a Posted by CassB in Big Trip Home | Nov 27, 2013
- Shigatse Today we left Lhasa and drove to Yamdrok lake... Stunning. The most amazing blue. We drove up to about 4400m to get our first sight and it just looked so surreal. The mountains behind we snow capped also and it Posted by CassB in Big Trip Home | Nov 26, 2013
- Loving ChengduIt seemed so easy: book in online, get an early drop off at the airport, drop my bags and have a sweet time hanging out airside at the LCCT. Hah! The first two worked out fine, but then I encountered Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Nov 25, 2013
- Xiqiao MountainGod lørdag!
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Ukene flyr, og plutselig var det lørdag igjen gitt. I går var jeg og Louisa på kino og så den andre Hunger Games-filmen, Catching Fire. Jeg leste alle tre bøkene da jeg bodde i Praha, og Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Nov 23, 2013
- On the Road to Shangri-La...After getting some needed downtime in Lijiang, we decided to hit the trails again in Yunnan Province. But where to go? Like other travellers before us, we went in search of Shangri-La. We had heard at the local Posted by Scatman in 40 K Miles, 6 Months | Nov 21, 2013
- Shanghai, China (10th - 14th October)Shanghai was a lot more clean and modern than Beijing. I preferred it as a city in general - it seemed like a much nicer place to live - but Beijing's more interesting in terms of historical buildings and a Posted by chantalpatton in Travel Patton | Nov 18, 2013