Tag Archives: China

The Southern Tour: A Rural Chinese Town

Waking up in a rural Chinese town after arriving in the dark is an amazing experience. This post is short and sweet, simple like the place we were visiting. Continue reading

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The Southern Tour: In Which We Head South

The second part of the great Southern Tour. Our trip south on a bus brings us through high mountain passes and ever closer to the border of Myanmar. Continue reading

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The Southern Tour: Kunming

The first section in my southern tour of Yunnan, a business trip of sorts. Sure, it’s not the longest, but hey, we’ve got to start somewhere! Kunming is a great place to start a great tour. Continue reading

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Back From the South

After two weeks of exploration in China’s far southern Yunnan province, I am finally back in Beijing.  It’s already quite late, and I have a whole mess of stuff to do tomorrow, but here is just a (small) sample of … Continue reading

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The Big Empty, Inner Mongolia

I’m heading out tomorrow morning on a two week expedition to Yunnan, a province in the far south of China. It seemed fitting that I should introduce this next mission with an update from the last. I haven’t written in … Continue reading

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Beijing Photo Walk With Trey Ratcliff

An evening out on the Beijing Photo Walk Continue reading

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Chuandixia Village

We decided to take a trip to the small town of Chuandixia, just outside of Beijing. Word of Advice; Never get into cars if you can avoid it. Continue reading

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Zhongguancun Electronics Market

After surviving many falls, my iPhone finally stopped working a few nights back. A trip to Beijing’s largest electronics district to see about a new digitizer was in order. Continue reading

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Public Bathrooms

Anyone who complains about the cleanliness of an American public bathroom needs to spend a bit of time hanging out in China.  I’m not saying that the facilities back at home are clean, I’m just pointing out that there are … Continue reading

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Fragrant Hills Park

My first attempt at getting to the Fragrant Hills Park was a failure, but try number two was rewarded with much better results. A good day of hiking is a great break from the city. Continue reading

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