Lijiang China July 5th 2010 LIJIANG
5/7/10: We bought two bus tickets from a travel agent in Dali to Lijiang for 80yuan. The mini bus unsurprisingly turned up on time and we were in for a 3.5hrs bus trip to Lijiang. The bus was fine but we couldn't get away from the smoking passengers, there was one young guy that lit a cigarette every 10-15min which then encouraged all the other smokers to light up. It pissed us off becaus ... read more
Asia » China 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
I have been dreaming of traveling the world for some time now and we are finally taking the plunge and not letting work or other commitments get in the way.
My wife and I have been together for almost 17years meeting when she was only 16 and I 18years old. We were sick of people saying they were going to do this and that but never actually take the steps to for fill there dreams. One thing I have learned from others is to travel before you start a family so that is what we are doing. Deciding to leave children till later on we are now in a rush to carryout our dream before the clock stops tic... full info