Backdoor Banditry, and the Source of the Mekong May 20th 2007 The Beginnings of Adventure
It was a chilly evening. The music was slightly muted, soft and relaxing, the Migratory Bird Cafe was almost empty. I noted that unlike what normally passed for music in Deqin (constantly playing "Message in a Bottle" was ok at first but fast grew to be annoying) the strains of a passable 60's Jazz number were to be heard. After the pretty sunset I had moved ... read more
Asia » China » Qinghai 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
Finished uni? Too lazy to get a job? Got a passion to see the world? Why not run away and try to cross the world from Bangkok to London without flying!
Starting on January 11, 2007 I set out to do just that with my mate Jeff. Bangkok, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, a six month sojourn in China, Mongolia, Nepal and India have happened already. Who knows where this new year will find me.
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