Category Archive: China

Travel Charms

November 19, 2013 12 Comments »

evil eye

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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Photo of the Week – Shangri La China

December 10, 2010 2 Comments »

Tibetan Monestary Shangri la china

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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Photo of the Week – China

January 22, 2010 8 Comments »

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 +1 Tweet Share Pin Share

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China Syndrome

November 22, 2007 7 Comments »

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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Yak-i-ty Yak – Shangri-la

November 14, 2007 2 Comments »

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!!!

November 13, 2007 1 Comment »

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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