The Southern Tour August 10th 2010 During my time in China I had until this point only had weekends to travel. Though with sleeper trains your range can be large - Harbin, Nanjing, Hangzhou, it is nonetheless limited. But a two week holiday really allowed for some exploration further afield, namely the South.
Beijing - Hong Kong
I enjoy long distance train rides far more than is natural, or within fair reason. I’d been ... 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
I had been intending on solely writing my own journal during my time outside the Shires, but I love reading other people's travel stories, so I thought I'd add my penny to proceedings. I've no expectations as to who will be interested enough to read it but I'm guessing my main audience will be procrastinating friends and family wondering where I've bogged-off to and who fancy reading something other than TFL's latest update on engineering works on the Bakerloo line...
For those who don't know I have a 9 month AIESEC internship in Beijing with a Chinese company and hop... full info