Whirlwind tour of China January 6th 2005 I'm back in Hong Kong after 4 days in China.
I left early monday by bus to downtown Hong Kong, took a train to the airport flew to Shanghai, took the Mag Lev train (at 431KPH) to Pudong and took a subway to the Bund. Once there I wandered the streets of Shanghai through historic sections, tourist sections and on some back streets that were really amazing. I eventually made it to my hotel. I ... 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
I have always enjoyed travel thanks to childhood experiences provided by my father's love of seeing new places. I have recently freed myself of a job and now plan to travel for the next 3 months.... full info