The small town of Suzhou November 20th 2010 We made our way from Shanghai to Suzhou on the high-speed train (our first one in China, actually first one ever for both of us). It was super comfortable with tons of leg room and we were impressed with our top speed that reached 250 kph. More on high-speed trains in our next blog entry...
For some reason we had convinced ourselves that Suzhou would be a nice small town ("charming" in the wo ... read more
Asia » China » Jiangsu » Suzhou 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
Welcome to our travelblog page. We initally called ourselves "AfricaBound" because we spent a year traveling around Africa from August 2007 to August 2008. At that time, little did we even think that we could go on another extended trip. Somehow through much perseverance and determination we were able to save up for yet another extended trip, this time as sort of a honeymoon. Our current itinerary has us traveling from July 2010 until December 2011 through Central Asia, China, New Zealand, Australia and then back up to SE Asia, Nepal, India and then finally Japan.
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