Xining, langzhou and Urumqi China Blues August 1st 2010 FOLLOWING THE SILK ROAD
1/8/10: We had to wake up early to sort out tickets to Urumqi. We both had a shitty sleep and still couldn’t believe we had to pay that much for a room, especially since it had no AC. It was 7:30 by the time we made it to the ticketing area. We weren’t even sure it was going to be open. When we walked into the building our jaws dropped to the ground. There must have be ... read more
Asia » China » Xinjiang » Urumqi 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 have been dreaming of traveling the world for some time now and we are finally taking the plunge and not letting work or other commitments get in the way.
My wife and I have been together for almost 17years meeting when she was only 16 and I 18years old. We were sick of people saying they were going to do this and that but never actually take the steps to for fill there dreams. One thing I have learned from others is to travel before you start a family so that is what we are doing. Deciding to leave children till later on we are now in a rush to carryout our dream before the clock stops tic... full info