Pure China in Guizhou Province. October 14th 2008 As is customary for me, my plans made a sudden change. Instead of heading north and staying in Sichuan Province.. I head south for Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province.
Guizhou province is the poorest province in China, and inline with that one might say one of the most untouched provinces in china. I arrive at the Guiyang Train Station after 19 hours in a VERY hard seat and am greeted by ... read more
Asia » China » Guizhou » Anshun 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
Addicted to travel, perpetually itchy feet.
When you are traveling you get a strange perspective of the world. In a normal life you meet very few people who travel, sure your colleagues might be ecstatic about their 2 week "holiday" to turkey, but there is a crucial difference in this mentality such that they can hardly count. Whilst you travel though, you will constantly be surrounded by travelers from all over the world. Some will be out for a few weeks, others a few months, some will be taking a year-long sabatical, and still others will be one the infamous one-way trip.
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