China Travels

a trip by Claire Florence Hunt
From: August 5th 2011
Until: September 4th 2011

Here's a brief itinerary of my time in China:

Day 1: Arrival in Beijing
Day 2: Tiananmen Square / Forbidden City
Day 3: Great Wall of China
Day 4: Summer Palace / Beijing HuTong tour
Day 5: Free day
Day 6: Journey to Qufu
Day 7: Qufu: Confucius Temple / Kong Family Mansion / Mausoleum
Day 8: Zhengzhou
Day 9: Shaolin: Temple / 4 hour Kung Fu lesson
Day 10: Luoyang: Longmen Grottos / overnight train transfer to Xi’an
Day 11: Free Day
Day 12: City tour
Day 13: Terracotta Warriors and Big Goose Pagoda
Day 14 - 15: Panda conservation volunteering
Day 16 - 18: Community volunteering
Day 19: Free day Xi’an
Day 20: Free day Xi'an
Day 21: Free day in Xi’an, overnight train to Guilin
Day 22: Arrival to Guilin
Day 23: Guilin / Yangshuo
Day 24: Yangshuo
Day 25: Yangshuo / Guilin
Day 26: Guilin / Shanghai
Day 27: Shanghai: Nanjing Road / Oriental Pearl Tower
Day 28: Shanghai
Day 29: Shanghai

Trip Length: 4 weeks
Blog Entries: 27
Photos: 17
Words: 14802

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
August 6th 2011 Claire: 'Ah there is a Seven Eleven over there'. Lizzie: 'Wow you've learnt to read Chinese fast!'. Claire: 'No Liz, the sign is in English'. Asia » China » Beijing » Chaoyang district
August 7th 2011 Shedhead! Asia » China » The Great Wall
August 8th 2011 Claire: 'This room smells like incest'. Lizzie: 'Incest, or inscence?!' Asia » China » Beijing » Forbidden City
August 9th 2011 Holly: 'Is that rain or did you just spit on me?' Asia » China » Beijing » Great Wall of China
August 10th 2011 Coolrock, China's answer to Marble Slab Asia » China » Beijing » Summer Palace
August 11th 2011 Emily: 'Claire, I think I just bought you something!' Asia » China » Beijing » Temple of Heaven
August 12th 2011 No more following the Sunflower Asia » China » Beijing » Chaoyang district
August 13th 2011 Its like a Bamboo Ikea Asia » China » Qufu
August 14th 2011 After 3 hours he remembers he can write in English! Asia » China » Guangdong
August 15th 2011 The Shaolin Masters from East and West must unite, fight, and find out who is number one.... Asia » China » Henan » Zhengzhou
August 16th 2011 Klive! Asia » China » Henan » Luoyang
August 17th 2011 That's how it is in China Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 18th 2011 Ouchey! Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 19th 2011 Nooooooooooo, its Jelly, not potato!!! Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 20th 2011 CJ: 'Its raining tissues in here!' Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 21st 2011 Now I tell you, we go now, we go now, now we go, we go now Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 22nd 2011 I hate you, I'm flying to Shanghai. Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 23rd 2011 Amanda to youuu, Amanda to youuu Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 24th 2011 Your back looks like you're baking Yorkshire Puddings! Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 25th 2011 Your fat and I'm thin Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 26th 2011 Claire: 'You need to buy the correct ticket for the train!' Lizzie: 'You know she doens't understand you' Claire: 'Yes but it makes me feel better to yell at her!' Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
August 27th 2011 Snap! Well Done. Snap! Well Done. Asia » China » Sichuan » Chongqing
August 28th 2011 My Visual Cortex is having a mare Asia » China » Yangtze River
August 29th 2011 Princess Elaine of Switzerland...and Mildred of Chongqing Asia » China » Yangtze River
August 30th 2011 Claire: 'I do!' Tabie: 'You do?' Claire: 'I do!' Tabie 'You do!' Asia » China » Hubei » Three Gorges Dam
August 31st 2011 Truck, tractor, tube...and that's just for the T's! Asia » China » Hubei » Yichang
September 1st 2011 You get lost, no you get lost! Asia » China » Shanghai
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