Life on the Left Bank November 1st 2007 A big hello to Big John and the folk in Skeggy.
We're now in San Jiang, and have had several excellent days cycling along the left bank of the Duliu river to get here. We have now spent over 300 kms in the company of the river. It started off narrow and shallow, clean with a deep green-blue colour. Now it is broad, deep and moves lazily. Villages of wooden houses are dotted on either bank. ... read more
Asia » China » Guangxi » Chengyang 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
We've booked a year off work, had the jabs, bought the RTW tickets and arranged the leaving do. So it looks like we'll really have to do it now; China, Australia, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Mexico and USA by bike and plane.... full info