Bad Luck and Good Times in Nanjing - June 23-24, 2012 June 28th 2012 For the long weekend, Humphrey, Dave and I decided to make a trip to the ancient Chinese capital of Nanjing for a weekend trip. The motto of the trip was definitely “bad luck, good times”. It seemed like bad luck just kept following us. But somehow it didn’t deter from how much fun Nanjing is. So that’s a good sign! But ya, baaad luck. Read on!
We headed to the train station the mo ... read more
Asia » China » Jiangsu » Nanjing 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
This blog was created in 2007 when I headed to Perth, Western Australia for a year-long study abroad program. There are still lots of great stories and pictures from that trip, though I got way behind on my blogging and the stories end abruptly in September, 2007 (I was in Aus until Christmas Eve!)
Although I've traveled a lot since then, I left this blog in a state of neglect for several years. But I figured another school-related international adventure was a reason to get things started again! In August 2011, I packed up my car and made the drive from my hometown of Toronto to the sunny ... full info