From the frozen north to the unknown future. (China part 4) February 6th 2010 As I had stepped, disappointed, away from Halong Bay in Vietnam I realised that my travels further north were going to be far more dependant on the weather. Maybe it was therefore better to turn my attention to attractions that were ‘in season’ and there was going to be none more so than the Ice Festival in Harbin a city that sits slightly north west of Vladivostok in Russia - cold cold cold! ... read more
Asia » China 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
After 10yrs of working for cops in Manchester, England it's time for a little soul food and to remember that there's a great big beautiful world beyond these borders.
Like most people, some of the trip is light hearted and some to see the richness, culture, history - and favourite for me, the natural beauty of the world. If you have any comments on how I can improve my blog please feel free (deleting it is not an option!!) although I have felt that some of my entries have been a little too long to be enjoyable so will now blog a bit more often with a little le... full info