China - Shanghai, Beijing, The Great Wall, Xi'an, Guilin, Dali, Lijiang, Shaxi, Chengdu April 25th 2012 Some general thoughts on China:
This is the biggest blog I've written so far. When I decided to take this trip, China was the main country I wanted to see. I thought I would take two weeks to see the main sites. I ended up staying for a month. This is a very interesting time to be in China. They get a new president this year and the senior leadership gets shuffled. There was a ma ... 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
I've decided to take a trip around the world. A three week trip through China, South Korea, and Japan turned into a 3 month trip to include Southeast Asia; and has now officially become a full around the world trip. I'll be updating my trip though this site. Let me know if you're abroad, I might be there too!
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