Mongol Vs Conductor August 19th 2010 Mongol Vs Conductor
We had taken our seats and were waiting for the bus to fill when the old Mongolian got on. Every craggy feature on his wizened old face had a story to tell - none more so than the large cleft in his left ear. Aimless, incoherent mutterings fell from his toothless mouth. Here was a character who had many a battle behind him. Bent double, he slowly lurched do ... read more
Asia » China » Inner Mongolia 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