Day 30 to 34 Last stop …..Shanghai February 19th 2016 The tour guide in Beijing said that ‘Beijing is China today; Shanghai is China - future!’ within moments of arriving I see what she means. We arrived at modern Shanghai Honqiao station and within minutes we were heading towards the centre on the busiest subway system in the world. Our destination for the next five nights, was to be a hotel near Peoples Square, as we would later find out, ver ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai » Pudong 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
5 years ago we embarked on a European adventure, that took us through 23 countries across Europe. This time we are going around the globe! We both suffer from a 'wanderlust' alway's wondering what is over the next hill or around the next cove.
We will be travelling by Train, Bus, Plane and who knows what. Exploring some of the coldest regions on the planet as well as some of warmest and remote.
We are writing this blog so we can keep in contact with our family and friends, to let them know what we are up to.... full info