Charming, but a bit kitschy May 22nd 2007 The bus to Lijiang took us through some spectacular scenery and gave us our first glimpse of the mountains of western Yunnan. When we arrived at the bus station, we called Mama Naxi's (pronounced Nah'Shi) guest house and they agreed to send someone to get us. We made our way through the modern Chinese city and then into the old town. We were led down some small streets to the guest house, which wa ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan » Lijiang 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 guess it's time for an update to the profile here -- it's been a while since I've updated this!
I'm in Canada currently living with my fiancee Jen, and working as a Computer Systems Analyst. The travel bug certainly hasn't died, but it's good to have some stability. Jen and I are certainly planning to travel more in the future -- the question is just when.
Remember, I have lots more photos on flickr.
I'm also working on creating an audio guide to Angkor. Once complete, it should cover all of t... full info