#1-FIRST TRIP TO CHINA August 8th 2007 China 2004-5
Entry #1 China 2004-05
I soon found that travel in China alone, (away from the tour groups), was a lot harder than India. It was bloody hard at first, with virtually no English and no Tourist information, even in Shanghai, where I arrived. Even when I did get help, a lot of it was out of date because the place is changing so fast!
MY HOME TOWN FOR TEN MONTHS.
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Asia » China » Jiangxi » Nanchang 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
FROM CHINA TO KOREA
I have recently returned from two trips to China teaching English and I am about to start teaching again; this time in South Korea. I love travel, especially in Asia and by working there, feel I experience the country more than by just passing thru it.
My previous travels before China were 15 months in North America and Europe in 1975-76 and many South East Asian countries in 1980-81 for another 9 months. After almost another quarter of a century living in Australia, I got the travel bug once again.
This time I decided to do it slightly differently by working. I hear... full info