Hangzhou, West Lake, a Tea Plantation and attending the Song Dynasty Show May 13th 2018 On day five of our China trip we embarked on a tour of Hangzhou city; renowned for its beauty and abundance of cultural heritage it is the centre of the Zhejiang Provence, known as one of the most popular tourist destinations in China. We were accompanied by our new tour guide Anthony who, while good, was not a patch on Kitty who was a hard act to follow.
Hangzhou, which has been awarded t ... read more
Asia » China » Hangzhou 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
We started travelblogging in 2008 when, with the parenting responsibilities of six children long-gone, we (Michelle & Kevin) left home for a three months adventure during which time we spent some of the kids inheritance! Having always loved traveling, prior to our three months away six weeks has been the longest period we've been overseas and that was mostly with kids in tow. Now officially retired (well sort of) I think we'll be taking up this traveling lark with a vengeance! ... full info