Shangri-La August 26th 2018 Shangri La
I begin this great journey from the town of Zhongdian, also known as "Shangri La", even though the name sounds evocative, the town, nowadays, has lost its magical ambiance that it used to have a long time ago.
This is my second experience in the Tibetan world, after the "Labrang monastery" in Xiahe, Gansu province.
Zhongdian is a good place to hang around for some day ... 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 was born on September 12 1983 in an Italian town called Rimini, located in the Emilia-Romagna province along the northern east coast of the Adriatic sea.
I lived there for a few years up to the age of 7 and I then moved with my family to my mother native town Brescia, where I grew up and spent my adolescence.
This idea about travelling around the world came up in 2006, a bit for the curiosity to see places that I watched on TV, when I was a child, and also with the goal to change lifestyle, to face new challenges, meeting and communicate with people of different cultures and learning t... full info