Chengdu & Leshan August 1st 2011 Sichuan Province for me was a little whistle-stop. I wish I'd had the time to stay longer, to stay the night in Jiuzhaigou and hike through the nature reserve, or for a couple of days pony trek through Song-pan. I also wish I had the resources to take a trip to Tibet from here. However, despite the travellers I spoke to whilst in Chengdu I had my plan and I was sticking to it.
As I had alre ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu 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
'We shall not cease from exploration...' T.S Elliot.
Brit aboard, laowai, waigouren, wanderer, teacher, student. Keeping this blog, to keep friends and family updated on my escapades and adventures and because 'a traveler without observation is a bird without wings' (Moslih Eddin Saadi).... full info