The Great Leap Phlegm-ward February 18th 2010 And so, waving our little red passports, we set off once more to escape the winter blues...
But we didn't check the weather. Who would check the weather before heading off on holiday? Tsk, what a preposterous notion. Why check the weather before heading to an enourmous landmass in the middle of winter...?
It all started off swimmingly and Hong Kong was lovely and warm. We caught up with Rob ... read more
Asia » China » Yangtze River 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
After far too many years working we've both decided to take early retirement (well just for a year). The plan is to meander round the world from India through to Brazil and everywhere in between. We're pretty much free spirits on this trip and our only commitment is to visit our adopted pregnant elephant in northern India. We hear that she's very excited about our visit.... full info