A weekend in China - Guangzhou March 11th 2009 They say it is factory-ville, and polluted, but actually I disagree and I loved it! Here's what I got up to on my weekend of fun in Guangzhou with friends.
It all started a little too early on a Saturday morning with a two hour train from Humg Hom (Hong Kong) to Guangzhou (China), for $190. Once off the other end we had a soggy walk to our hotel. We'd gone for the budget option but it was fine, a ... read more
Asia » China » Guangdong » Guangzhou 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
I moved to Hong Kong in August 2007 with the intention of staying for 9 months...until I left eight and a half years later....I finally made a move from HK and spent 2016 in Sydney, Australia. 2017 has included Thailand, Philippines, Hong Kong, Peru, Ireland and Sweden.
My favourite adventure: I went travelling in Asia and Europe for six months, taking the Trans-Siberian railway back to England. We managed to get from Thailand to London with no airplanes!
I'm a keen photographer and writer & I hope you enjoy my blogs.
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