Ouchey! August 18th 2011 Up and out early and we were heading for the city centre...in the rain! The weather reports had been right and the temperature has massively dropped and the rain has come. However this has not ridded the air of the smog and it is still hard to see very far in the distance in this smoggy country! We also had to let Yilera know our decision this morning and there are 6 of us that have decided to spl ... 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
I have just finished a years MSc in Security Sector Management and am off on a months trip to China before beginning a new job. Before that I have undertaken a BA Hons in Law and Criminology and have spent a year travelling and volunteering in between studies.
I have been blessed to have visited some amazing places and my personal highlights include volunteering in an orphanage in South Africa, motorbiking through the Central Highlands of Vietnam, hiking Cradle Mountain in Tasmania and watching the sunrise on a deserted island on my 22nd birthday.... full info