Zai Jian - China, Shanghai November 21st 2010 So I'm sitting in the bar at the hostel where it all began. I got a big welcome and hi-5 from David when I arrived and have been playing pool and sorting out my laundry for the last few hours.
I'm off to Thailand tomorrow, so this is the end of my Chinese adventure. Its been a mad three weeks and a great start to my travels. If I had to sum up China today, in one word, it would be Contrast.
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Asia » China » Shanghai 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