Ocean in View! O! The Joy! August 23rd 2010 It was sad packing away our tents after a fun/serene/adventurous/relaxing week in America's most protected expanse of wilderness with the intent of driving back to civilisation. It was also sad that Seth had to go back to work and so was flying home from Salt Lake City that afternoon. However, it was exciting to think of our imminent road trip across Utah's arid Salt Flats, Nevada ... read more
North America » United States » Nevada » Reno Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Traveller. Old China Hand. Student. World Citizen. Geek.
I'm 25 years old, from the Wirral, near Liverpool, in northwest England. I'm currently living in Taipei, Taiwan studying Mandarin Chinese.
I'm writing this blog for several reasons. It initially started as a way of keeping my friends and family back home updated on my experiences living in Shanghai, China in 2008/2009, but these days it seems to be a mix of news, opinions, history and musings. However, it is as much for me as it is for anyone else; I wanted to keep a record of everything I do, as although my... full info