Xiamen & Gulangyu Island November 28th 2006 It was a really sunny day in Xiamen when we arrived on Saturday, we decided to get the ferry over to Gulangyu Island as we had the address of a hostel we thought we could stay in. We got what we thought was the passenger ferry across & I had checked with the lady in the ticket office that it went to Gulangyu & pointed to my map, she said it went to the location I was pointing to, (I should know by ... read more
Asia » China » Fujian » Xiamen 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 am 26 & started my round the world adventure with my friend Claire on 29th October 2006.
Here is our Route!
29/10/06 - 06/11/06 Japan
06/11/06 - 04/12/06 China
04/12/06 - 25/03/07 Thailand - Cambodia - Vietnam - Laos - Thailand - Malaysia - Singapore
25/03/07 - 22/04/07 Borneo
22/04/07 - 15/07/07 Australia
15/07/07 - 26/08/07 New Zealand
26/08/07 - 08/09/07 Fiji
07/09/07 - 22/09/07 Cook Islands (cross the date line so I gain a day!) Claire goes home :(
22/09/07 - 30/09/07 French Polynesia
01/10/07 - 03/10/07 LA
04/10/07 - 08/10/07 San Fran
09/10/07 - 14/10/07 Miami... full info