Torture on Emei Shan April 28th 2006 I have spent the past four days in a town called Emei, which lies at the base of Emei Shan (Mt. Emei), about 150 km. south of Chengdu. My goal was to climb to the summit of Emei Shan, which is at about 3100 meters above sea level, while starting at about 500 meters above sea level. I decided to challenge myself a bit, while I’m passing the time in China, but I may have over-done it a bit.
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Asia » China » Sichuan » Emei Shan 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
Hi...My name is Joel and I am about to turn 35. I have been living in Korea for the past 3.5 years and as a reward to myself, I have planned the trip of a lifetime. It will last approximately 10 months and I will travel through China, Tibet, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, and finally New Zealand, with the possibility of a stop-over in Tahiti or Fiji on my way back to the States.
I hope to have a trip that is gastronomically rich, personally challenging, and generally the adventure I've hoped to have since I was 10 years old.... full info