Inner Mongolia - Ger-reat August 21st 2010 We were in Inner Mongolia for the open spaces of the grasslands and the fresh air they bring. To reach them we had taken a bus 2hours north from Hohhot to the little tourist settlement of Zhaohe.
On reaching Zhaohe the coach dropped us off in a large, developed camp. I’d read that slightly smaller, more bijou camps could be found further north in more peaceful surrounds, so we left, le ... 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