Chinese Medicine July 11th 2010 So last time we were in contact we were just getting on a last minute flight out of India to Hong Kong. And what a contrast! Back to the west with a bang. In Dee’s words: “There is sooooooooooo much Shopping!!!!”. That pretty much sums up Hong Kong. Shopping and the smallest hotel rooms in the world. We had a great few days there; enjoying the cooler weather (still 30C mind you), scali ... 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
Having both finished our jobs at the London Stock Exchange and JP Morgan in July, we plan to spend some time back in Ireland bothering our familes in August. Then in September our adventure starts in the Middle East on a trip from Istanbul to Cairo, then on to Nairobi for voluntary work with the Jamii Bora Microfinance Institute (http://www.jamiibora.org). From there we hope to travel to South Africa via Victoria Falls. Then a flight to India for a few months before travelling through China and some of South East Asia before a flight home. Phew - all of that in 12 months....
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