Catching a bus and going to school - Easy? August 25th 2008 Chengdu to Lijiang is a 22 hour bus journey.
The bus winds its way up, down and around all of the mountains in between the two places and it should be a relatively easy journey except in monsoon weathers, where there can be land slides and in the winter where the roads become impassable.
Our journey started normally but five hours into it, we were stopped behind a traffic jam. We co ... 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