24 hours in transit in Guangzhou January 9th 2011 En route to and from India, I had the dubious pleasure of spending a 12 hour transit stop in Guangzhou on each leg, courtesy my chosen carrier of China Southern, this being by far the cheapest available flight to Delhi, given my short lead time for booking. Interestingly enough, I’ve been to Guangzhou on several occasions before, but always on business and always escorted around, so had never be ... read more
Asia » China » Guangdong » Guangzhou 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
Joan and Neil have posted blogs below on the following trips:
1. South America for 3 months, from Sept07 through to Nov07, visiting each of Ecuador (including the Galapagos Islands), Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina.
2. Far north Thailand in Mar08 where Neil taught English at a Summer School for the SPF charity he was involved with. This also included a side trip for the weekend to Luang Prabang in Laos.
3. Russia (cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg), then visit to each of Croatia, Budapest & Vienna for a total of 4 weeks, starting in mid Sept08.
4. Neil did a similar SPF te... full info