Emei Shan November 22nd 2010 I travelled from Chendu to Emei Shan in the south on the morning of Nov 22. I thought I had bought a bus ticket to Baogou, the town at the base of the mountain and where my hotel was. Instead, the ticket office had sold me a ticket to Emei town, about 6.5km away. I got off the bus quite confused about where I was and how to get to my hotel. I was immediately surrounded by women try to sell me ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Emei Shan 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 am travelling for 4 months through parts of China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.
I'm travelling in China for the next month. In addition to visiting several historic sites, I'll be hiking in Sichuan and Yunnan parks.
I travel where my whims take me - I have only a general idea of where I want to go and what I want to do.... full info