The Let's Not Guide to the Takalaman Desert July 26th 2010
In similar recurrence to our adventures in the high Pamirs, we have ventured to remotest China. A note; Remotest China: Instead of there being lots of overpopulated villages in between the vast metropolises there are vast tracts of inhospitable lands.
One such tract is the Taklamakan Desert, which I suppose like all blogs on such a place I feel a necessity to tell you that it, i ... read more
Asia » China » Gansu » Dunhuang 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
My entries vary between being theme based about travelling in general or mimicing a style of writing for a recent adventure. Sometimes I just summarise my feelings or thought about a country. Its a bit eclectic, don't expect Dickens.
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A Favourite Quote
"But real adventures, I reflected, do not happen to people who remain at home: they must be sought abroad."
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