Tibet - Blue sky at last!!! July 14th 2006 Having spent several action packed hours in Chengdu watching panda's eat and eat and eat and.... I was rather hungry myself! For my first month in China I'd been v good and stuck to Chinese food.... well, apart from breakfast.. noodles for breakfast???!! Sorry, just can't do it. But a constant diet of rice, fried vegetables swimming in oil (I really don't know how the Chinese stay so thin) and 'wo ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Lhasa 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
My story so far....
2005: Left the UK and headed to New Zealand, spending a great year working in Wellington and travelling the country - vineyards, trekking , kayaking and more.
2006:When my working holiday visa expired I booked a ticket to Singapore and had an amazing 6 months in Asia - Orangutans in the Borneo rainforests, Tibetan plateaus and the ancient temples of Bagan and Angkor.
2006/07: Out of money but not quite ready to return to the UK I moved to Australia for 9 months or so, living in Sydney, travelling the East Coast and realising my career was n... full info