Lesson 8: When you take Donna to see Panda bears, expect her to ask for one for xmas November 30th 2007 Xi'an train station was awful, as usual all baggage had to go through the x-ray baggage scanner but the Chinese here were worse than other places, almost pushing us over (with big rucksacks on our backs) to get their stuff on the machine before us. Waiting for the train was funny, Neil sensing Donna was in donkey kicking mood, he wisely decided not to brave the waiting room and found us a corner w ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu 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 saved for 3 years and then went Hoff to travel the world. Chris Columbus and Magellan eat your heart out...do you reckon other people will have already discovered the places we are going to? You bet!
Neil, originally from Hartlepool, UK and Donna, originally from the Wirral, UK have known each other for 17 years. We bought a house, got cushy jobs in Nottingham and always had a passion to travel and see what more was out there in the big wide world (sounds corny or what?). The opportunity came when we were both made redundant and given nice r... full info