If it ain't yak - send it back May 9th 2011 Hey everyone,
We've made it to Tibet, and just finished a buffet which should have been entitled
“99 Ways to Cook Yak”. Stewed, fried, BBQ'd, dried, rubbed with tomatoes etc etc etc. Tibet: Home is where the Yak is. Which ironically enough in mainland China is the nearly the exact phrase used to derive home, except replace yak with pig. The mandarin symbol for home is actually a roof ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Lhasa 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
Well the time has come for another grande adventure to a far off land. Where is the red hair going to be flaunted this time? Asia. Yet another continent I've wanted to explore for oh so long, and now Aimee and I have that chance.
We will be starting this escapade of ours in Seoul, South Korea, moving onto mainland China and Tibet, to Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Malaysia before arriving in Singapore 3 months later.
They'll be lots of stories to tell, and I hope to be able to update this travel blog regularly to let you know what we're up to. There may be times though wher... full info