A little bit of TLG May 23rd 2007 There are 2 routes you can take from Qiaotou along Tiger Leaping Gorge - the high road, which is a genuine hike, and the low road, which is a surfaced road built to convey buses of tourists to various look-out points and hence doesn't really qualify as a hike. The 2 meet at a point about two thirds of the way through the gorge and there's then a single path to Daju. We decided we'd take the high r ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan » Tiger Leaping Gorge 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 quit the rat race in 2005, after working as an IT project manager for over a decade. I then travelled around the world for 4 years, a period of my life which is covered by this blog. After finishing my trip, I wrote a book about my dissatisfaction with my career, my reasons for quitting my job, life as a first-time thirtysomething backpacker, and finally the lessons learned from being exposed to experiences and people that I would never have encountered if I'd stayed in my office. The book is called "Out Of Office Male" and is available at all the usual eBook outlets.
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