I had a really bad night last night, I was awake 51 times having to turn because of a bad back and/or cough. And yes, I did count! With a fever this morning too, the last thing I wanted to Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Jan 23, 2014
- It's 15:13 and I'm Still in my PJsThis school year has been entirely extra-exhausting and, although I bought all my flights and booked my hotels in December, I haven't made many plans. On a positive note, my Sri-Lankan colleague, N, and my new Belgian friend from Posted by Peliroja in Time to Relax! | Jan 22, 2014
- Harbin - JilinCentral Street is known as the Architectural Art Museum of Harbin and runs right outside our hotel, so we were very well situated for a morning stroll today, taking in the façades and ice sculptures, cafés and shops of this Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Jan 22, 2014
- Harbin Day ThreeJewish Synagogue
The New Jewish Synagogue, built in 1921,has been restored and contains an impressive collection detailing the history of Jews in the city which at one point in time numbered 23,000 (including the grandparents of former prime min Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Jan 21, 2014
- Harbin Day TwoSiberian Tiger Park
Built in 1996 to protect the endangered Siberian tiger, the 356-acre park is the largest of its kind. The park is reputed to have around 200 tigers, and everywhere you looked there were tigers. There were also other Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Jan 20, 2014
- Forecast Posted by Blanchardlawn in Sinoshine | Jan 19, 2014
- Harbin Day OneMore typical Chinese logic this morning – go down to ground floor to collect vouchers for breakfast from reception, then back to to 2nd floor by lift only and walk down steps to first floor again.
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- Bristol - Heathrow - Shanghai - HarbinHalf way through the afternoon we were both feeling very restless and decided to drive up to Heathrow earlier than normal. We figured it was better to sit at the airport and people-watch than to be bored at home. As Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Jan 18, 2014
- Tibet: Getting there is half the funLast summer, we fulfilled a long-held ambition to travel to Tibet. In our case, it was third time lucky. We had come close to booking a trip there in 2011, but decided it was too extreme for our first overseas Posted by Chris Parsons in Parsons on Tour | Jan 17, 2014
- JiuzhaigouHvis du tar buss 10 timer nordover fra Chengdu, kommer du til et bittelite sted med et par hus og noen hoteller som ligger rett ved en nasjonalpark som heter Jiuzhaigou. Der var jeg inntil i dag tidlig, helt nordvest Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Jan 17, 2014
- LeshanHei igjen.
Etter at jeg hadde besteget Mount Emei, så tok jeg bussen i 40 minutter til Leshan. Her leverte jeg bagasjen til oppbevaring, og etter å ha lett litt rundt etter minibank som aksepterte utenlandske kort, tok jeg buss nummer Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Jan 16, 2014
- Mount Emei: Part 2 (Norsk lenger nede)
The next morning we woke up at 6 am. As it was freezing cold in the room, my jacket was not at all dry even though I slept with it under my blankets for part of the night. Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Jan 16, 2014
- Mount Emei: Part 1(Norsk lenger nede)
Before I came to the Sichuan province, one thing I had planned was to climp mount Emei, or Emeishan which it’s also called. Mount Emei is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China so many people Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Jan 14, 2014
- PandasEn at dagene i Chengdu dro jeg til Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Base. Pandaen er jo veldig nært å bli utryddet, og på dette senteret forsker de på hva de kan gjøre for å holde rasen i live. I Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Jan 14, 2014
- Harbin Ice Festival! 哈尔滨国际冰雪节!
After a year-and-a-half wait, I finally got my chance to go to the Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin. I wanted to go last year, but the date that we scheduled ended up being about Posted by Blanchardlawn in Sinoshine | Jan 12, 2014
- 12.01.14I'm not very good at writing on this blog, will try to do better! Well a week has passed since I started in the school, and I seem to be busy all the time. We are 11 in Posted by jvc in 3 months in China | Jan 12, 2014
- Pictures of my schoolWell, it's been a week - that must mean it's time to blog again!
During the sports and art festival (more on that later) I went around my school and took photos of everything. It was one of the few Posted by Ida.gocrazy in Wandering, Not lost | Jan 11, 2014
- Hello World!Shanghai has a lot to offer to visitors – whether it’s shopping, sightseeing, dining, or experiencing the unique culture of this city. Much of the street-level fascination comes from the European architecture left over from colonial days (1842-1949), when Posted by Travel and More in Colorful Lovely Day | Jan 11, 2014
- Hangzhou Temple TrailToday discovered the Hangzhou Temple Trail; of several temples and monasteries within walking distance of Amanfayun. The most renowned is Lingyin Si or ‘Soul’s Retreat’. Adjacent to Lingyin Temple and bordering Amanfayun is Yongfu Si (Temple of Goodness). Posted by Travel and More in Colorful Lovely Day | Jan 11, 2014
- Teaching English in China: My ExperienceWhen I first came to Beijing on the 1st of August I did not know what to expect. I knew I was going to teach English in a school, but I did not know the age of the students or Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Jan 9, 2014
- New Year in China[center]I felt it was time to evaluate my life in China so far, what with the dawn of the Chinese New Year fast approaching and the Year of the Horse wielding unknown potential.
I'd like to share with you some things Posted by Lady Mantle in Living in Asia | Jan 4, 2014
- Dai Village near Burmese BorderOK...the .Chinese in their eternal quest to ruin everything on the planet ...have a tried to created another nightmare tourist trap in Ganlaba putting a wall around a traditional Dai Community and charging admission for busloads of giddy Han Tourists Posted by mcsaligmans in The McSaligman Adventures | Dec 29, 2013
- Beach life in Dadong BayHei igjen!
Jeg er fortsatt i Sanya. Her nede flyter dagene over i hverandre, jeg ser at det for vanlige folk er lørdag i dag. Tre familiemedlemmer startet på hjemreisen i dag, mens jeg og Elisabeth er igjen her Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Jan 4, 2014
- Dilly-dallying in DaliI could have lounged languidly in Lijiang or even shilly-shallied in Shangri La but, well, they are even further away from Kunming, and the 8 hours each way to Dali was enough, given I could only stay a night. As Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Jan 2, 2014
- Happy New Year from SanyaGodt nyttår alle sammen!
Da har vi vært i Sanya noen dager allerede. Sanya er mer kaotisk enn Foshan, med smalere gater og verre trafikk. Her er det enda flere scootere og mange flere som kjører mot kjøreretningen, samt Posted by martinemaui in Maui's China Adventure | Jan 2, 2014