- Miao Homestay[center][/center]
The next part of the trip was a complete change of pace, as we arrived in Nande village for our Miao homestay. Nande has a long history, but a recent event - the arrival o Posted by Andrea R in Andrea's Asian Adventures | Mar 6, 2013
- Places to visit in Guangzhou: Shamian IslandEven the most experienced of travellers will find themselves homesick at some point. It is an inevitable part of travelling and should be accepted as such. Perhaps the difference between a worldly traveller and a newbie is that with experience, Posted by ranika in Where in the World is Rani? | Mar 5, 2013
- Terracotta Warriors and XI'AN City Wall -ChinaXI'AN China is by far the coolest most modern city we have yet to see in China in my opinion. There is so much history and so much to see here I wish we could have stayed here another week Posted by studneski in Studneski Family 2013 World Trip | Mar 5, 2013
- Gubeikou Village and Chengde - CHINAAfter a few day in Gubeikou Village playing in the snow we made our way two hours north to Chengde.
As soon as we arrived in Chengde we were introduced to the freezing cold of China. I have not been that Posted by studneski in Studneski Family 2013 World Trip | Mar 5, 2013
- Kunming.I have to admit that my start in China was a bit shaky although I now love it. It was mainly because the flight into Kunming was bad. Kunming is a really high city and very windy, so feeling very Posted by billyg in Billy in China | Mar 4, 2013
- Most are not clicking with meI keep forgetting a shout to Andrew. He's probably not reading but anyway, an old friend in Xi'an who sipped some of my blog after I posted on Facebook and had this to say:
I have been reading your blog, Posted by safemouse in Bayan Nur suitcase | Mar 3, 2013
- Now it's getting underwayAt 3.00 I met Randy outside his apartment and we spent an hour shooting 2 scenes for the film. First, we popped into Ken's old flat (I still have the key) to do a scene there. And then Posted by safemouse in Bayan Nur suitcase | Mar 3, 2013
- 40 days in the wildernessIf Randy is right we're not being paid until April, April 10th to be precise. Which means I've got to make 580 RMB last 40 days. That's 14.5 yuan per day (1 pound fifty five) to cover food Posted by safemouse in Bayan Nur suitcase | Mar 2, 2013
- Chinese hair cuts These past few days have been calmer then usual compared to the usual hussle bussle of school life. Thursday was fairly uneventful. Although i did get my hair cut! which was an adventure of its own. I had mentioned to Posted by Kaceyroo in Kacey <3 China | Mar 2, 2013
- Conferencing in Beijing (Part II)[float=right][/float]After we'd had our fill wandering around the city, we exited through the side and caught a cab (Yeah, what were we thinking? Oh, yeah, we didn't Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | Mar 1, 2013
- The rideThis morning the students admitted to me that they hadn't read the novels they did reviews on in their exam, though in some cases they had read parts and in one case a student claims she read the whole of Posted by safemouse in Bayan Nur suitcase | Feb 28, 2013
- oh, the hairstylesI was prepared for them...and yet I didn't recognise Bella and couldn't find Haley. Posted by safemouse in Bayan Nur suitcase | Feb 28, 2013
- First week of school! I am with my host family now. It is so far going really well. I live with parents, grandparens and a young grand daughter. She is 13 and in the 8th grade. Everyone is absolutely wonderful! the family has Posted by Kaceyroo in Kacey <3 China | Feb 27, 2013
- Death mountain!! This post is from a very long time ago and i finally have reliable enough interent to post it :)
We were supposed to wake up early today to see the sunrise but neither one of us could drag ourselves Posted by Kaceyroo in Kacey <3 China | Feb 27, 2013
- Hong KongAfter a very rough passage (monsoon rains + big waves = seasickness) on the China Sea from the Philippines, we were grateful to sail into Hong Kong. Skyscrapers surround the harbor on both the island of Hong Kong and Posted by HopeEakins in Sailing Around the World with TEDS | Feb 27, 2013
- Lusheng Festival[center][/center]
Driving across to the east of Guizhou province we attended our first Lusheng Festival. The Lusheng is the musical instrument used by the Miao, made of bamboo and sounding Posted by Andrea R in Andrea's Asian Adventures | Feb 27, 2013
- Conferencing in Beijing (Part 1)I'm choosing this trip as my first trip blog to continue testing the waters here on Travellerspoint for a few reasons.
# I know I haven't shared photos of it. Probably anywhere.
# Most of the 4 days I spent in Beijing Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | Feb 27, 2013
- Hā bǐ rén (The Hobbit)I have had a few cinema experiences in China, and they have been very much the same as cinema experiences elsewhere in the world.
A group of us went to see 'The Hobbit' in a shopping mall near our Posted by Melimei in Do what you love | Feb 27, 2013
- Hong KongWe grew up with the fear of the Red Menace, afraid that Communists might take over the world. Much American money and energy was spent trying to win the war against Communism (remember the McCarthy hearings!). Some of Posted by HopeEakins in Around the World with Bill and Hope | Feb 26, 2013
- Testing these WatersI came to China to student teach, hoping to stick around, if I still wanted to after testing the waters through that short-term commitment. Well, here I am, in my third year here.
I wanted to share my experiences from the Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | Feb 26, 2013
- Pale Vs Dark Skin, Fat Vs Slim, East Vs WestWe obsess with our skin. Even when we aren't racists, we're still preoccupied with it. We still judge ourselves by the colour of our skins. Outside racism, we judge the 'man-made' environmental tone rather than the genetic colour of the Posted by FrancisQ in RamBLer WithOUT BorDers | Feb 24, 2013
- There's a bogey in my yoghurt pot......but you don't need to know that. My meeting with Katie on the 4th floor of the library lasted all of about 2 minutes. I just handed her back 2 text books the school had given me a Posted by safemouse in Bayan Nur suitcase | Feb 24, 2013
- And then there were...Randy came over shortly before 5.00. He said he'd bought me a copy of 'The Shining' on Amazon (the book, I presume) but due to the parcel office being closed during the Spring Festival it may have been sent Posted by safemouse in Bayan Nur suitcase | Feb 24, 2013
- Tiaohuacha Festival of the Longhorn Miao[center][/center]
In the Longga mountains we attended the final day of an annual festival designed for the youngsters to meet potential marriage partners. It’s also about saying goodbye to Posted by Andrea R in Andrea's Asian Adventures | Feb 24, 2013
- GUBEIKOU- GREAT WALL OF CHINAOK, we have found out a very secret spot 2 hours north of Bejing to walk on the Great Wall of China and we were the only people trekking all day with no site of another person.
Gubeikou village is located Posted by studneski in Studneski Family 2013 World Trip | Feb 24, 2013