Time to leave Hanoi. When I arrived at the alleged boarding point for the bus today I was told the […]
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Day 58: Don’t go chasing waterfalls
So where was I going today? I was taking a four hour bus ride to Detian Waterfalls, which are on […]
Day 55: Feeding all the senses in Guilin
I’m never sure what I will write about each day. Usually I expect to talk about one topic and end […]
Day 53: River rides and comparing notes on China experiences
In my view, the main reason for visiting Guilin is to get out into the Karst mountains – tree cover […]
Day 46: Do you need to do what’s on your checklist… or just enjoy a relaxing day?
According to my planning notes, there were several places in Hangzhou that I could have gone to see today. When […]
Day 45 (Part 2): Was Marco Polo right?
In my earlier post today, I wrote that I was visiting Hangzhou because of something Marco Polo had written in […]
Public Health Reflections: Beijing Green Space
On arrival in Beijing, I was struck by the levels of smog and, with the city being virtually shut down […]
Day 20: Kayaking on Lake Baikal
It may be some time before I can raise my arms again – I’m not used to paddling. I’ve spent […]