Category Archives: China

Time to go home

I cannot believe I am writing our final blog post already! The last 8 months have flown by, I can still picture what the countryside looked like in the UK, all dry from the August sunshine as we were leaving … Continue reading

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Goodbye China

After spending a total of 55 days on our two visits to China I have grown rather attached to this wonderful, yet at times a bit crazy, country. The first visit saw us dash from Beijing to Datong to Pingyao … Continue reading

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Shilin Stone Forest

Shilin stone forest is a karst scenic area formed out of limestone where uneven errosion has left large standing rock pillars forming unusual shapes. We went to Shilin Stone Forest on a day trip from Kunming and arrived about 10.30am. … Continue reading

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Yuanyang Rice Terrances

We spent 3 very enjoyable days in Duoyishu admiring the Hani Rice Terraces. We stayed at Jacky’s Guesthouse. It was very comfortable with a rooftop area with excellent views directly over the terraces; which made ┬áit easy just to roll … Continue reading

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Tiger Leaping Gorge

Our last stop on our Chinese adventure was Yunnan province. Tiger Leaping Gorge was our first stop on our visit to Yunnan. We had decided that we wanted to do the hike from Qiotou to the middle gorge and that … Continue reading

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