Panda rules! July 15th 2011 Well, unfortunately Songpan was a wash out so my dreams were thwarted for a second time of me galloping across plans, somewhere or other. It was raining sideways and not even the horses were up for the treaking so we had to opt for a wander round town and booking the next available ticket out of Songpan.
Arrived in Chengdu and have to say up until now is my favourite Chinese city, it somehow f ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu 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
For anyone who dipped in and out of my first blog, thanks for following it but now it is time to start a fresh with a different site and a new blog and of course more travels.
The story so far, 6 months ago I decided to jack the job in and follow my dreams and travel the world, (well have a damn good go at it anyway). Since December 1st last year my whole life and belongings fitted in a 60 litre backpack and it will be the same for the next 6 months until November 27th.
So far I managed to visit 7 countries in South America and in that time covered endless miles on ferries, planes, trains... full info