13 days in China February 12th 2011 Day 7
Today's adventure is Snow Mountain, it's tallest peak is 18,000 feet. It is the furthest southern glacier in the Northern hemisphere.
In China many people don't have cars and taking the taxi is a very normal thing. But when you need a taxi for a long day you just hire a car and a driver. It is very cheap, I think we paid 150 yuan which is about 30 bucks.
Once we got into the pa ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan » Lijiang 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
The purpose of this blog is not to win any awards, it is to share my journey in China with my friends and family. I apologize in advance for my lack of writing skills, I'm a passionate writer from the heart not the mind..lol
A journey like the one I'm about to embark on is a chance of a lifetime. It is not everyday one gets to fly 1/2 way around the world to experience a totally different culture. Who knew when I was a kid trying to dig deep enough to try to get to China, I would actually go there by plane someday.
My journey will be without my family but with my friend Tracy. She is one... full info