No Kung fu, no slow motion shoot outs, no Jackie Chan sliding down a skyscraper on his arse, Hong Kong is nothing like the movies. Just like Los Angeles then.
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TIBET: ARE WE THERE YETI?
A journey from Lhasa, ancient home of the Dalai Lamas, into the heart of Tibet and eventually, the snow capped Himalayas.
CHINA: THE EMPEROR’S TOMB
XI’AN | CHINA JUNE 2014 XI’AN IS ONE OF THE OLDEST CITIES IN THE LAND. IT IS THE FINAL RESTING PLACE OF THE FIRST EMPEROR OF THE COUNTRY WHICH WOULD BE KNOWN AS CHINA. IT’S ALSO A BITCH TO FIND SOMETHING TO EAT. I was feeling a little weird getting off the train that morning.Continue reading “CHINA: THE EMPEROR’S TOMB”
CHINA: THE FORBIDDEN CITY
BEIJING | CHINA JUNE 2014 HERE IT WAS. BEIJING. PEKING. ONE OF THE WORLDS GRANDEST HISTORICAL CITIES AND THE HEART OF THE OLDEST CONTINUOUS CIVILISATION IN EXISTENCE. TIME TO GET LOST TRYING TO FIND OUR HOSTEL. AGAIN. There are two Leo Hostels in Beijing. That explains it. And of course we had to go toContinue reading “CHINA: THE FORBIDDEN CITY”
CHINA: ALL UNDER HEAVEN
GUILIN | CHINA JUNE 2014 THIS WASN’T GOOD. It was early morning and we found ourselves in Nanning, China with no money and no clue of where to go or what to do. The previous night was spent on a train from Hanoi, and after a long period of detention, Ben’s dodgy looking cabin matesContinue reading “CHINA: ALL UNDER HEAVEN”