China and Dubai 2013

a trip by Lesley-Ann Knight
From: July 20th 2013
Until: August 23rd 2013

The trip starts at Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, then on. Stopping at:

Yangshuo, Chengdu, Xian, Qinling Mountain, Zhengzhou, Dengfeng, Beijing, Hangzhou, Morganshou, Shanghai , Xiamen, , Gulangyu Island, Fujian Tulou, Macau, Hong Kong

Then on to Jumeirah Beach, Dubai for pure rest and relaxation!

Trip Length: 5 weeks
Blog Entries: 32
Photos: 853
Words: 14041

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
July 21st 2013 Flights and arrival Asia » Hong Kong
July 22nd 2013 Day 2 - Leave Hong Kong to go to Yangshuo Asia » Hong Kong
July 23rd 2013 Day 3 - Asia » China » Guangxi » Guilin » Daxu
July 24th 2013 Day 4 - Hike up Moon Hill, mud baths and hot spa Asia » China » Guangxi » Guilin » Daxu
July 25th 2013 Day 5 - A very relaxing day, and the 'hot cupping' experience Asia » China » Guangxi » Guilin » Daxu
July 27th 2013 Day 6 - The sunset at Yangshuo and the night train to Cheng Du Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu
July 29th 2013 Day 7 - Panda breeding research Centre and the Leshan giant Buddha Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu
July 29th 2013 Day 8 - arrive on Xian, Ming City Wall and soup kitchen Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
July 30th 2013 Day 9 - Terracotta Army and the Muslim quarter Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
July 31st 2013 Going rural Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 2nd 2013 Day 11 - Leaving Xian, travelling to Dengfeng, Shaolin orphanage and Kung Fu Asia » China » Henan » Zhengzhou
August 2nd 2013 Day 12 - Shaolin Monestry, Kung Fu school, Dharma cave, Chuzu Temple, Wuru Peak in Song Mountain Asia » China » Henan » Zhengzhou
August 4th 2013 Day 13 - Overnight train to Beijing, Great Wall, camping out Asia » China » Beijing » Great Wall of China
August 4th 2013 Day 14 - The Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven Asia » China » Beijing » Forbidden City
August 5th 2013 Day 15 - Temple of Heaven and Pearl Market Asia » China » Beijing » Temple of Heaven
August 7th 2013 Day 16 - Chairman Mao's Mausoleum, leaving Beijing, night train to Hangzhou Asia » China » Beijing » Tian'anmen
August 7th 2013 Day 17 - Leave Beijing, arrive in Hangzhuo and Morganshan Asia » China » Hangzhou
August 9th 2013 y 18 - an easy morning in Morganshan then Shanghai here we come! Asia » China » Shanghai » Huangpu
August 9th 2013 Day 19 - The hangovers, Propaganda Collection and shopping in traditional Shanghai Asia » China » Shanghai » Huangpu
August 10th 2013 Day 20 - Shanghai museum, People's square and garden, Yu Garden and Vue bar Asia » China » Shanghai » Huangpu
August 12th 2013 Day 21 - Bullet train to Nanjing Asia » China » Fujian » Zhangzhou City
August 12th 2013 Day 22 - Nanjing -Tianluokeng Tulou cluster UNESCO Heritage site, Yichang Earth Building and camping at the Tea farm Asia » China » Fujian » Zhangzhou City
August 13th 2013 Day 22 - Nanjing -Tianluokeng Tulou cluster UNESCO Heritage site, Yichang Earth Building and camping at the Tea farm Asia » China » Fujian » Zhangzhou City
August 13th 2013 Day 23 - Cycling down the mountain, the Tea Shop, leave Nanjing Asia » China » Fujian » Zhangzhou City
August 14th 2013 Day 24 - Night train to Guangzhou, bus to the border and into Macau, or not, as it turned out! Asia » Hong Kong » Kowloon
August 16th 2013 Day 25 - Leaving Chung King Mansion, move to Sai Kung Asia » Hong Kong » Sai Kung
August 16th 2013 Day 26 & Day 27 - More Rest and relaxation, leaving Sai Kung Asia
August 18th 2013 Day 28 - Arrived in Dubai - total relax! Middle East » United Arab Emirates » Dubai
August 20th 2013 Day 29 - Epic sleep, a bit more sun and the desert Middle East » United Arab Emirates » Dubai
August 20th 2013 Day 30 - a lazy morning, tour of Dubai, the shops and souks in the afternoon Middle East » United Arab Emirates » Dubai
August 21st 2013 An early start - Burj Khalife and Dubai Mall Middle East » United Arab Emirates » Dubai
August 22nd 2013 Day 33 - Leaving for home Middle East » United Arab Emirates » Dubai
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