Jiu Zhai Gou - "Fairyland" July 12th 2009 Apologies for another Blog so soon, but this place deserves a space of its own.
Jiu Zhai Gou is a National Park in Northern Sichuan where glaciers have created a series of emerald coloured lakes, all surrounded by misty peaks. It was raining the day I went which was unfortunate. However, it was still an amazing place, especially since the rain meant I had the place to myself for hours at a tim ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Jiuzhaigou 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