Starfish foster home August 20th 2010 What an amazing, rollercoaster, eye-opening week!
I arrived on Thursday the 12th August after a mammoth 27 hour sleeper train ride, and was welcomed into the volunteer apartment. I honestly didn't know what to expect, so to find a spacious, homely apartment full of English, American and Dutch volunteers was a very pleasant surprise! I was lulled into a deep sleep by the sound of distant babies ... read more
Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an 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 am a 25 year old teacher, taking in a trip around the world to China, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and then who knows?!House cleared, goodbye hugs given and a strangely light bag is packed.....I guess it's time to start the adventure then!... full info