Lazing on the Li November 15th 2011 Writing in retrospect I look back on my time in Yangshuo with a warm heart. The blissful summer sun, swimming in the Li, cycling the country roads, hiking moonshaped mountains, exploring abandoned caves. I can honestly say this is one of the most beautiful places in the country and I spent it with wonderful company.
The unusually shaped Karst peaks famed for their appearance on the 20RMB note r ... read more
Asia » China » Guangxi » Yangshuo 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