China Post Script

(images are of Tibetan Prayer Flags) I may sound in the last pages of my blog as though I am blithely moving on in my life, looking towards my future with some anticipation, looking forward to the next experience, and seeing the recent past as an...

Final Day in China

My final day in China was spent in Beijing. This time I treated myself to a five star hotel…only $100/night Canadian – the Beijing International Hotel. (During the rest of my travels I only spent $25-$38/night.) I felt I deserved this extravagance after...

Chengdu – Giant Panda Bears

I booked my flight to Beijing for the afternoon, so that I could check out the Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Centre Tourhttp://www.panda.org.cn/english/index.htmThis tour began at 7:30 am with a driver coming to the hostel to pick up myself, two guys from...