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Travel Charms

12 Comments 19 November 2013

I’ve been traveling for 7 years, thanks to a little luck, I’ve had relatively few bad luck experiences. Sure, I’ve experienced some issues – luggage delayed a number of times, flights canceled, items stolen, faulty gear, and illnesses. But none of these things were ever really serious or horrible. Not like my friend Charlie’s story [...]

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Tibetan Monestary Shangri la china

China, Featured, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – Shangri La China

2 Comments 10 December 2010

The Tibetan Buddhist Monastery named Songzanlin is the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan and one of the most famous in the region. The monastery was constructed in 1679 and looks like a Kasbah – with houses stacked on top of each other on a hillside. Approximately 700 monks live in those houses in this [...]

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Great Wall of China - Autumn

China, Featured, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – The Great Wall, China

8 Comments 26 November 2010

Twist and Turn – the Great Wall, China November is quickly coming to an end – and so the cold winter is beginning.  However I have fond memories of my fall in 2007 spent in China traveling with my father.  We explored this section of the Jinshanling Wall.  It undulates through the steep mountaintops, and [...]

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China, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – China

8 Comments 22 January 2010

Xi’an China Home of the Terra Cotta Army.  This one was protected and encased in glass.  I thought it would be really interesting to see the scene through his eyes. View more Xi’an photogrpahy View other Travel photography at Delicious Baby’s Photo Friday

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China

China Syndrome

7 Comments 22 November 2007

I’m neutral on China. Some of it was better than expected and some worse. Then there were some things that met my expectations exactly such as the amount of people and the smog. Don’t let my neutrality fool you though, I am happy that I spent 4 weeks there, observing the largest populated country in [...]

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Electric Blankets and Chains – No, This Isn’t Porn

4 Comments 16 November 2007

For all photos of Deqin and the Snow Mountain – click here! For the 4 days we spent in and around Shangri-la we had the unique opportunity to experience the 4 seasons…one each day. The bad news is that my suitcase wasn’t really outfitted to experience the 4 seasons, and the Chinese concept of heating [...]

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Yak-i-ty Yak – Shangri-la

2 Comments 14 November 2007

For all photos of the Shangri-la area – click here! Before coming to Southwest China, my sister and I were out one night with some of her Singapore friends and they wanted to know where we were going on our pending trip to Yunnan. We rattled off a few places including Shangri-la. There was an [...]

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Tiger Leaping Gorge—ous!!!

1 Comment 13 November 2007

Sunrays kissing Tiger Leaping Gorge Photo: Sun rays kissing Tiger Leaping Gorge For the ‘best of’ Yunnan, China Photography – click here! For all snapshots of the Tiger Leaping Gorge hike – click here! One of the main reasons why Cyndi and I decided to come to Yunnan was to hike in the Tiger Leaping [...]

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I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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