Yangshuo and surrounds March 6th 2017 China is full of progress. Mostly this means new concrete buildings, concrete roads and large cars. We are fortunate to find ourselves in Yangshou County, Guangxi province in the small village of Chaolong where we are volunteering at Zhou Yue English college where although concrete hotels abound there are some tastefully renovated mud brick houses which hold in the heat and keep cool in Summer. No ... read more
Asia » China » Guangxi » Yangshuo 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
A long time traveller with a father with itchy feet who encouraged me to see all.
Looking to travel more extensively in the next few years and do some volunteer work too.
2017 another year out in Vietnam, China and then with England as a base, wish list of Cuba, Jamaica (a return to my teenage years!) and Croatia
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