Wanderings in China - 1 - Beijing to Shanghai November 3rd 2016 We wandered around China, from Beijing to Shanghai, on a small group tour in November 2016. Due to a combination of generally very poor & slow WiFi together with a hectic schedule I was unable to do a travel blog. So somewhat belatedly, this is going to be a short summarised version of the whole three week tour together with a selection of the best photographs.
We arrived in China, tired but ex ... read more
Asia » China 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