Week 70 - Bucketful of Shame February 6th 2011 Due to the manic travelling conditions witnessed during Chinese new year celebrations, up until now I’d bought all my train tickets ahead of schedule. This hadn‘t been possible for my onward journey from Guangzhou to Guilin, where I was hoping to spend new year in the nearby town of Yangshuo, famous for its other-worldly karst landscapes. Thanks to a group of ‘entrepreneurs,’ who bought hu ... read more
Asia » China » Guangxi » Yangshuo 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
Having spent several years travelling around the world, living in far reaching destinations and sampling differing cultures and lifestyles, I am now planning my next major travel adventure.
Starting on June 25th 2011 my wife and I will walk from Land's End at the south-western tip of England to John O'Groats, located at the north-eastern tip of Scotland. This is a 1200 mile walk and will take approximately three months to complete. This walk will be for charity and we will be raising money for the charity Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) (ht... full info