The Middle Kingdom July 17th 2009 Adventures in China (June 29 ~ July 17)
June 29th - I’d finished with one job and hadn’t started another yet so I figured that warranted a vacation, right? Fortunately my sister/favorite travel partner, Becky, was willing and able to put her job on hold to join me yet again on an adventure.
We started our journey on the 29th of June with both of us heading ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing 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
One of the best feelings in life is taking that first step, big or small, down a path that leads to the unknown. Discovering a new route home or getting yourself comfortably lost in a foreign environment. It is a strange form of excitement, elation. ... full info