'Peking' into Beijing March 6th 2011 I'm happy to say that Amy and I were joined on the first leg of our travels by my parents, who took the long flight from England to join us in Beijing. Having not seen them for a year, it was great to spend time with them again and also to have a few familiar faces to embark upon our adventure with.
Our travels began in a city steeped in ancient history, flowing back to the creation of ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing 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
We are Amy and Chris and as you may have gathered from reading our blog we are currently making our way around the world on this long anticipated trip!
This trip has been in the planning for years now; it's our passion, our obsession, and the source of endless worry for our poor parents. It's influenced our lives from the books we read to the genre of films we watch, it's inspired language courses and beard growth (Amy and Chris respectively), and has replaced conventional pillow talk with the "Where will we go?" game.
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