Travels in China: Beijing and Chengdu May 14th 2008 Beijing
Next stop on our trip was Beijing. We planned to visit Bob and Gabrielle, two teachers that Travis taught with in Japan, for a few days. Gabrielle and Bob are now teaching at Hwa Bae Dien Li Da Xue, the power University. We arrived at the beautiful new terminal of Beijing airport and hopped in a taxi. We were given instructions to ask a student to borrow a phone and call to no ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing 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 got married in June of 2007 and figured our backpack through Asia trip had to happen now or never, so we quit our jobs, sold our cars, rented our condo, and booked our plane tickets. Now it's time to teach in Japan and then travel through Southeast Asia!
We arrived safely back in Toronto, and we have to get back to real life! We're trying to get the last few entries of our travels posted so please bear with us!
We have continued our travels with a short visit to South America: Chile and Argentina!... full info