Hello China my old friend.... April 21st 2011 This is the first part of the journey where we tread on familiar ground. Although there's nothing particularly new to see it will be interesting to see how things have changed over the last five years. Five years isn't such a long time, but this is China. While the rest of the world spiralled into an economic black hole it has boomed, it also hosted the Olympics only a couple of years a ... read more
Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an 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
So... It's been six years since we got back from our big family travels. A lot can happen in six years and the kids are growing at a pace that's completely overwhelming.
We have 'settled' back into life in the UK, which for all its problems is an amazing country and we love it here. We've got back on track with our careers and the kids are progressing well with their schooling.
As for travel, thankfully we still haven't stopped. Over the last few years we've been to a few more places in Europe, spent many weeks in Thailand and Malaysia, celebrated our 10 yea... full info