- El templo de los Lamas / Lama TempleMuy bien localizado y fácil de encontrar (algo no muy usual en Pekín) tenemos el temple Lama. Si nos bajamos en la estación de metro Yonghegong-Lama Temple sólo tenemos que seguir la calle Donghegong Dajie y dejarnos guiar por la Posted by Eni Confetti in Exploring China | Nov 3, 2014
- China 2014One of the problems with China is it doesn't have church bells so you have no reminder that another week has gone by. All the shops stay open on a Sunday as well so each day just passes in a Posted by Kashford in Wandering Around | Nov 3, 2014
- The death of a comradeAfter an overnight train-ride, a bus and some tuk-tuks we arrived at our destination in Yángshuò. It was peeing it down but we still went out for a stroll. Yángshuò is completely different to anywhere we’ve been in Posted by rexontheroad in Rex on the Road | Nov 12, 2012
- OCCHIO NON VEDE....Sappiamo tutti che qui in Cina molte cose sono 'off limits' come per esempio l'uso dei social network tipo Facebook, Instagram e company.
Sappiamo anche che c'e' uno spiccato senso del pudore e spesso il sesso e' considerato ancora un tabu', Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | Oct 26, 2014
- Back to the Yangtze - Part ISo we are back home now and have been for a while. Time to fill in some gaping blanks in our blog. First I'll tell you about our cruise down the Yangtze River and then our experiences in Posted by dandgs in Our Expedition to China 2014 | Oct 22, 2014
- VOTE WITH YOUR WALLETAfter leaving Beijing, we enjoyed the train ride to Xi'an which at five hours meant a look at a fair amount of China's countryside. For the most part we saw field after field growing corn with piles of it drying Posted by Bakerfam in Baker travels 2014 | Oct 21, 2014
- China 2014From my log:
Catch the train from Lhasa to Chengdu, 48 hours
Sleep in bits but difficult clean breathing due to altitude (it is after all the highest train ride in the world!)
Stop in Golmud in middle of night and a man Posted by Kashford in Wandering Around | Oct 21, 2014
- SCENE DA UN MATRIMONIO 2 Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | Oct 20, 2014
- COPIE di COPIEL'altro giorno sono andata in banca per una SEMPLICE transazione che ovviamente e' stata compiuta in SOLI 50 minuti.Durante l'attesa di appena 10 minuti (da sommare ai 50 ovvio!) ero seduta su un divanetto con un tavolino e del materiale Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | Oct 19, 2014
- China 2014From my log:
Sleep really well in Manarsarovar Hotel for 8 hours from 9pm to 5am, then slumber till 6 when alarm goes off. Bed is quite hard, as are most Chinese beds to be honest, and the duvet is really Posted by Kashford in Wandering Around | Oct 19, 2014
- An Autumn Leaf in the Spring City Wind[center]
Today is November 20th, (2012) and I am getting ready to leave China. When I arrived here, in Kunming, nearly two months ago, I had big plans to run around the country visit Posted by TravelerTyler in Whither shall the winds blow me? | Oct 18, 2014
- GROUNDEDAfter saying a fond farewell to Japan we spent a large part of the day travelling on Thursday flying 5.5 hours to Beijing, China.
Immediately we found the atmosphere and interaction with the locals worlds apart from what we’d just experienced Posted by Bakerfam in Baker travels 2014 | Oct 17, 2014
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===Visa for China===
To visit China you may need to apply to the Chinese Embassy for a visa. For British citizens applying from the UK this takes 5 to 10 days by post from the Chinese Embassies in London, Manchester Posted by downroute in Downroute | Oct 16, 2014
- China 2014October 1st is not the best day to go to the train station of a large city in China as it is National Day. But, with booked tickets in hand, we go early to be on the safe side. The Posted by Kashford in Wandering Around | Oct 16, 2014
- Peking (Teil 2) und ShanghaiNach unserem Reisli ins Reich der Kims hat uns Air Koryo sicher nach Peking zurückgebracht. Nach einer Woche konstanter Begleitung fühlte es sich schon fast komisch an, das Guesthouse zu verlassen, ohne schon von Senior, Junior und Mr Kang, dem Posted by birdfish in Let's Summer! | Oct 16, 2014
- Forbidden CityWe caught the bus 1 yuan each about 20 cents to Tienanmen Square. They use opal cards. Forbidden CityIis huge. We did it in hour with the help of Frank our blow in tour guide. 300 concubines and 2000 Posted by nicnian in Nick and Ian's Trans Siberian Adventure | Oct 15, 2014
- 14/10/14 Beijing ChinaVisited Summer Palace at twilight. Exquisite! Beijing traffic is unbelievable.. we feel like an attraction ourselves. Had photos taken with two lovely young girls who wanted our picture!! Not enough time to go through the whole place, it is just Posted by nicnian in Nick and Ian's Trans Siberian Adventure | Oct 14, 2014
- KARA OK!!So after a long day of touristy things it was time to unwind. The girls got ready and then we headed up to the lounge/bar on the top of the boat. We were excited as we'd seen the Posted by rexontheroad in Rex on the Road | Nov 9, 2012
- SCENE DA UN MATRIMONIOLa scorsa settimana sono stata invitata al mio primo matrimonio cinese (un'esperienza unica e molto emozionante!).
E così oggi, dopo un po' di giorni di assenza (scusate ma ero in Corea a festeggiare il mio compleanno :) ) farò un bel Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | Oct 10, 2014
- Magical times traveling - now in YunnanBeing in new and unfamiliar places makes even something as simple as a trip to buy groceries or catching public transport a quest. It’s a theme I’ve been thinking about recently since I’ve been living out of a suitcase Posted by jumbo123 in Rice Bowl Adventures! | Oct 8, 2014
- China 2014After leaving our Yangste a River boat we boarded the train in Yichang. 7 hours on a Chinese train in soft seat should not be too bad, seated in a big chair with foot rest and plenty of leg room. Posted by Kashford in Wandering Around | Oct 6, 2014
- Wow that's a pretty big wallSat in my second hostel in shanghai after a few very busy days...let me fill you in
Had an early start on the 2nd after another pretty good night's sleep but it was totally worth it as I was visiting the Posted by Ady88 in Ady's Adventure of Awesomeness | Oct 4, 2014
- Last days - then home!This final entry is being added somewhat tardily from the comfort of suburban Jindalee.
For our penultimate day in Beijing we were left to our own devices. This was probably a good thing as we were both feeling a Posted by mkali54 in Walls to Wall | Oct 4, 2014
- ChongqingThe bus drove us through even more terraced rice paddies. I was seated in the bus behind a lady who managed to open the window that was shared with me, to throw up quite substantially, while riding, and to close Posted by Pat2014 in Dad and Son in China | Sep 20, 2014
- Greetings from Guizhou!
Greetings again from Guizhou! It's been about a year and half since I was last here, and now I’m sitting in my paternal grandma’s house drinking milk tea and listening to my aunties talking and playing mahjong. Posted by jumbo123 in Rice Bowl Adventures! | Oct 2, 2014