China 2010 Part I - Beijing June 24th 2010 Going in exile in China
In the end of June this year Ake has decided to travel in China for a couple of days. Emma is not going with him on this journey so Ake will be writing the blog entries from the Middle Kingdom all by himself.
I really like China. I think this is my fifth visit in total. One of those trips was to Sichuan Province and the Three Gorges and is described on this b ... 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 are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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