- Yangshou - Guilin - ChengduNing had told us that the Green Lotus Hotel was not up to our standard but we found the hard Chinese beds (2 queen joined together) quite conducive to sleep. We slept until the courtesy wake up call at 7am. Posted by rossandglenda in Ross and Glenda in China | Jun 14, 2014
- Guilin - YangshouThis morning we had a delightful breakfast at the Shangri-La Hotel. Departure for the Li River was at 8.30. The streets of Guilin tell the story of life here with food stalls and motor bikes everywhere. Traffic was heavy as Posted by rossandglenda in Ross and Glenda in China | Jun 14, 2014
- Xian - GuilinThis morning was an early rise so as to catch the plane to Guilin. It’s an hour’s drive to the airport that actually took a bit longer due to traffic chaos so we had very little time to get through Posted by rossandglenda in Ross and Glenda in China | Jun 14, 2014
- XianToday was the second day I had been waiting for – our visit to the terracotta warriors. The museum was located around 90 minutes from Xian. Ross had actually seen a mound as we flew in and it was Emperor Posted by rossandglenda in Ross and Glenda in China | Jun 14, 2014
- Beijing to XianOur transfer to the airport went smoothly. Security is very strict so we had to have a full body search. Ning had done all our seating allocation. The view from the plane as we flew in was amazing. China has Posted by rossandglenda in Ross and Glenda in China | Jun 14, 2014
- Beijing - Temple of Heaven and Summer PalaceThis morning we were off to the Temple of Heaven. We left early hoping to beat the crowd. The temple itself is built out of wood. It has burnt down from lightning strikes but they have continued to build it Posted by rossandglenda in Ross and Glenda in China | Jun 14, 2014
- Beijing - The Great Wall of ChinaNing, our guide, had us on the bus by 8.30 to climb the Great Wall of China. We drove out into the country passed farms and high rise apartments for about 90 minutes until we reached the mountainous area of Posted by rossandglenda in Ross and Glenda in China | Jun 14, 2014
- Beijing - Tianamen Square - Forbidden City - HutongIt’s Ross’ birthday today. It’s not often you get a birthday present like this – a drive through the streets of Beijing to the historic site of Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world. Our first view of Maoting Posted by rossandglenda in Ross and Glenda in China | Jun 13, 2014
- Hong Kong to BeijingAfter an early rise we tried to fit breakfast in but decided to take the 6.30 bus shuttle to the airport. When we checked in with Cathy Pacific, we found that I was supposed to go on line and confirm Posted by rossandglenda in Ross and Glenda in China | Jun 13, 2014
- On The Way to Work!Per chi non lo sapesse, il mio appartamento non e' molto distante dall'ufficio per cui vado a piedi. Di solito impiego circa 20 minuti [i](camminando a passo non troppo spedito ma normale per non arrivare in ufficio in un bagno Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | Jun 12, 2014
- China:lanterns, warriors&pandas/ Cina:lampiony, vojaci&pandy
Beijing left us with a sweet tooth for more excitement, and there are loads of things to see in Posted by zuzana.zav in Are we there yet? | Jun 11, 2014
- Day one and already 12 years behindWell, most blogs seem to be perpetually behind on their updates but I'm already 12 years behind.
There isn't really a photo to go w/ this post, so here's a pic from our trip last summer.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/683374/large_1073858_10.. Posted by BBates24 in The Bates Dynasty* | Jun 11, 2014
- BEIJINGTerzo giorno a Beijing, terzo Atto, terzo racconto ma prima!!!!! Una chicca :)
Ecco un link per coloro che mi seguono dal primo atto :) Pochi secondi però direi Q.B.!
Allora dicevo, terzo atto, terzo giorn Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | Jun 1, 2014
- BEIJING Il secondo giorno comincia alle 7.00, così: con una 'buona' tazza di caffè in polvere mescolato in acqua semitiepida in cui ovviamente è rimasto a galleggiare…
…ovviamente non l'ho bevuto!! Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | May 31, 2014
- BEIJINGEd eccomi qua, di ritorno dalla capitale!
E' stato davvero un bel viaggio e ci sono tante cose che vorrei raccontarvi però spero anche di non annoiarvi per cui dividerò il mio 'poema' in tre parti ovvero in giorni (quelli che Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | May 30, 2014
- 365 DaysToday we left Haikou. We are currently on the plane to Beijing, and feeling thrilled about it. Living in a Chinese city for the last year has been full of all kinds of emotions, but I will spare you the Posted by MissMaggieMae in Wonderlust | Jun 3, 2014
- Alex gets excited by potteryOur second visit to Shanghai has proven to be much more pleasant. We arrived after a fairly rubbish nights sleep on the trains and so, after we'd braved the crazy taxi driving on the way to the hotel, we Posted by rexontheroad in Rex on the Road | Nov 3, 2012
- Farewell China Well dinner last night was an adventure unto itself. We had reservations at Shintori one of the new hot spot sushi restaurants in Shanghai. It was not in our neighbourhood so off we went in a cab. Posted by imalazyj in G^2 Adventures | May 30, 2014
- New China, ShanghaiShanghai, the new China. It is said there are 3 Chinas, X'ian (terracotta warriors) the ancient China, Beijing, the present China and Shanghai, the new China. Locals call it the New York of the East. The lights Posted by imalazyj in G^2 Adventures | May 30, 2014
- WEEKEND LUNGO...anche qui!Per non perdere tutte le tradizioni italiane anche io lunedi' faccio festa, non perche' qui si festeggia la repubblica Italiana bensi' e' il "Dragon Boat Festival". Per adesso non ne so molto...vi diro' di piu' al ritorno del mio primo Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | May 29, 2014
- Happy Birthday Ger from ChinaFirst, Happy Birthday Gerry, he got to celebrate on a Yangtze River Cruise!
Cruising the river is a civilized way to see the country side. Rivers are always lined with cities and interesting spots as the water is and always Posted by imalazyj in G^2 Adventures | May 29, 2014
- CHI BEN COMINCIA....Da buona italiana direi che una delle cose di cui si sente subito la mancanza appena sbarcati in un altro paese e' la totale assenza di un BUON CAFFE'. Benche' adoro Starbucks, Costa coffe e altre catene in cui di Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | May 28, 2014
- Beijing BABY!
Beijing is wild, historic, overwhelming, fast, big, international, impressive, overcrowded, daz Posted by zuzana.zav in Are we there yet? | May 28, 2014
- Two Days in Sanjiang Dong Village, GuangxiLocated in the cross sections of Guangxi, Hunan and Guizhou provinces, Sanjiang county is home to Dong ethnic minority. There Dong people’s villages are particularly famous for their ‘Wind and Rain’ bridges, Drum Towers, stockade stilted wooden building Posted by JosieH in Josie's Blog | May 28, 2014
- Cruising China Yangzi, Yangtze, Yangtse I suck at English and spelling as it is and the Chinese do not help my cause. Nothing here is spelt the same way twice. I am going with Yangtze as I like the way Posted by imalazyj in G^2 Adventures | May 27, 2014