West Part 2 November 1st 2010 I went to Qinghai province last week for Fall break on a whim with a backpack and a sleeping bag, boots and the notion of camping. Well, I never used the sleeping bag, it was colder there then I expected and due to events on the train ride there I was not feeling up to the challenge.
I took a train from Beijing on the 24th of October, two Sundays ago and because I bought my ticket that Friday t ... read more
Asia » China » Qinghai » Xining 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