Great Wall of China meets Canada Day! - June 30-July 1, 2012 July 6th 2012 Saturday morning, we all (me, Fernanda, Jeff and Dave) awoke bright and early to meet up with our tour guides, Fred and Heidi (a Belgian man and Chinese woman with a very hippie attitude on life). We were going camping on the Great Wall!!!
We had a group of 9 people – the four of us plus a family of 4 and a German man in China briefly for a business trip. We hopped on the bus and made th ... 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
This blog was created in 2007 when I headed to Perth, Western Australia for a year-long study abroad program. There are still lots of great stories and pictures from that trip, though I got way behind on my blogging and the stories end abruptly in September, 2007 (I was in Aus until Christmas Eve!)
Although I've traveled a lot since then, I left this blog in a state of neglect for several years. But I figured another school-related international adventure was a reason to get things started again! In August 2011, I packed up my car and made the drive from my hometown of Toronto to the sunny ... full info