Archive for the ‘ASIA – China’ Category

Best Photos of China and SE Asia!!

August 29, 2011 – 8:54 am No Comments
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Day 223 – Hot Milk for Breakfast

November 9, 2010 – 11:32 pm 2 Comments

Rest day in the Sunshine hotel and a complementary breakfast, which I had to drag Rog to and then wished we hadn’t bothered! (more…)

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Day 222 – So It’s Cheerio China

November 8, 2010 – 11:00 pm 6 Comments

Today we’ve had a short day to take us to the small city of Ping Xiang, 20Kms from the Vietnamese border; our visa starts the 10th, so we are resting here tomorrow as well.  So, very soon it’s “Goodbye to China’” ………  (more…)

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Day 221 – Haiyuan to Ningming

November 7, 2010 – 11:09 pm 2 Comments

Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.  Confucius

We stayed in Haiyuan last night, a small town with seemingly not a lot going for it, but that is just our Western perception.  (more…)

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Day 220– Sugar Cane & Banana Groves

November 6, 2010 – 11:38 pm 9 Comments

Another very tough day today. 

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Day 219 – Guy Fawke’s Night

November 5, 2010 – 11:16 pm 1 Comment

Missing home today as we love to go to a good firework display; the bonfire, the guy, the fireworks, the baked potatoes and sausages and the sparkler wands being waved around.  (more…)

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Day 218 – 97Kms & 1200 Metres Climbed on Unpaved Road!

November 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm 6 Comments

When you finish a day, it’s sometimes easier to remember the difficult times of the day, (or the less rewarding moments), rather than the opposite!  I think today could easily have been one of those days ……………….. (more…)

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Day 216 & Day 217 – Lovely Scenery Hepu to Qinzhou & Another Day Off!

November 2, 2010 – 11:01 pm 3 Comments

Day 216 (Tuesday 2nd November) –    Lovely Scenery Hepu to Qinzhou

We left Hepu city and meandered through the older part of this huge city, crossing a small river, where there was a busy market in progress.  Lots of activity, lots of noise, lots of different smells and lots of inquisitive stares!  I think lots of people are surprised we are in short-sleeved tops as they are now in wooly hats and quilted padded jackets, or at least long sleeves!  (more…)

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Days 214 & 215 – Sally’s Blow Out! & A Ghost of a Day

October 31, 2010 – 11:02 pm 11 Comments

Day 214  (Sunday 31st October) –  Sallys  Blow Out!

“Men’s natures are alike, it is their habits that carry them far apart”.  Confucius

 I love the above quote; with all we’ve seen on our trip so far, it is very, very true. (more…)

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Days 212 & 213 – Supermarket Stalker & Rog’s Road Rages!

October 29, 2010 – 11:00 pm 10 Comments

Day 212 –  Supermarket Stalker

As we left Dianbai we followed the road down to the coast, hoping we’d get a view of the South China sea.  (more…)

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