I Always Hate to Leave Chengdu (...the Country & Western Song) July 12th 2012 I had a very relaxing morning before heading to the Chengdu Airport. Both Adha and Sonam accompanied me out to see me off. The flght was uneventful, which means a good flight. The meal O.K. The flight arrived in Hong Kong on time despite being 45 minutes late in leaving Chengdu. I only have two hours between flights this time. I usally leave more time. Two hours doesn't give much time when the ... 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
Traveling is something that needs to be shared, to enjoy new discoveries with friends, and to warn against unpleasant surprises of which there can be many. I particularly enjoy seeing new landscape, scenery, nature and the natural beauty of open spaces and mountains.
I don't search out new foods and culinary exotica. I do enjoy a good meal and new flavours - but only if I can recognize what I am eating.
Learning new things, experiencing new situations and meeting people with completely different points of view and perspectives is the essential treasure gained through travel.... full info