Journey into the Tibetan Plateau! October 15th 2007 Into the Depths of the Tibetan Plateau
The snow began to dust our bus windows soon after we began our accent up the mountains past Zhongdian, aka “Shangri-La” (the city of James Hilton’s mysterious monastery in his novel ‘Lost Horizon’). The bus floor was completely coated with a thick layer of hawked loogies by the time we reached 14,000 feet ~ a winter wonderland wher ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan » Mei Li Snow Mountain For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Kauai Girl in Asia!
For the next couple months I\\\'ll be trekking through the mountains of Thailand, TIbet and Yunaan China. All of June you can find me backpacking all over Thailand with friends and from July until December I\\\'ll be studying at East Cultural Normal University and Fudan University in Shanghai CHINA! Missing all of you mucho, but having the time of my life! Love you all... Aloha... full info