The other side of China August 31st 2013 When this trip was first mentioned I had no idea what I was getting into. The landscape, the people, the food, the languages, everything is so unexpected and mixed up. Prepare to be surprised.
The 5 hour flight from Shanghai to Urumqi crosses some of the most exquisite topography. If you are lucky to be flying there on a clear day, as we were, on the later half of the flight, you could see glim ... read more
Asia » China » Xinjiang » Urumqi 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
Hi there ! All my life, I have been in an environment, where traveling is considered an essential part of life. Every once in a while, whenever possible. My parents n I pack our bags and leave. Now, with my parents in Shanghai and my new frame of architectural education (I'm studying arch. At university in india), our travel plans aren't as spontaneous. But a whole new world has opened for me. Equipped with my love for journeys and curiosity for new places and people I'm ready to dive in. Hope you enjoy reading about it ;)
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