A Little Piece of Heaven September 22nd 2008 Shane and I had planned on making today our Great Wall trip out to Mutiyanu, but the forecast was less than promising. Instead, we opted to book a taxi to the Great Wall on Tuesday and spend the day at the Temple of Heaven and the Back Lakes, or Hou Hai.
It ended up being a really hot day instead- too hot for walking on the Wall, so we were pleased with our decision to spend it in Beijing inst ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Temple of Heaven 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
Leaving my familiar surroundings of Toronto, I spent five months living in Fukushima City, Japan. This blog details my adventures, in and around Japan, Korea, and Hong Kong...as well as subsequent travel adventures.
May-September 2006: Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong
March-April 2007: England
October-November 2007: England, Egypt
April 2008: Las Vegas
September 2008: China
March 2009: Cayman Islands
June 2009: Iceland
Winter 2010: Cuba
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