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Shangri La

Songzanlin Monastery, Shangri La, Yunnan, China
The Road to Shangri La

January 23rd 2018
Perhaps the essence of travel is discovering if your dreams are real. We conjure images of far-off locales based on what we read, hear or desire and spend a lot of time and effort searching to discover if the vision we see in our head can be matched by any form of reality. While most don't see past a warm sea, gentle breeze, swaying hammock and slightly bronzed skin, a few have more vivid visions ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan

Chinese Flag 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
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26th January 2018

Wow!!
Glad you made it to China.
26th January 2018

China....
We had a good 6 weeks (2 1/2 months if you count Hong Kong). It was not always easy but when we left this morning, we realized we had some pretty good memories. Not sure if this rapid travel is really what we want to be doing really. Off to a new country today. Walking around in the warmth tonight was a nice change. Thanks for the nice comments on the photos and for always reading. We appreciate the support. Looking forward to your Africa trip!

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