Category Archives: China

Sichuan: Chengdu

31st December was a sad morning.  I got up to read that Ah Kung had passed away.  He passed away in his sleep overnight, hopefully painlessly.  From the pics Tai had been sending, it looked like he was already in

Sichuan: Chengdu

31st December was a sad morning.  I got up to read that Ah Kung had passed away.  He passed away in his sleep overnight, hopefully painlessly.  From the pics Tai had been sending, it looked like he was already in

Sichuan: Huang Long

The second day, we got up early, had a full buffet breakfast at the hotel, and then set out at about 7.30.  It was about a 2hour drive to Huang Long.  I fell asleep, and when I woke up, I

Sichuan: Huang Long

The second day, we got up early, had a full buffet breakfast at the hotel, and then set out at about 7.30.  It was about a 2hour drive to Huang Long.  I fell asleep, and when I woke up, I

Sichuan: Jiu Zhai Gou

A trip of a LIFETIME. So my job fell through, and since we had nowhere to be in Christmas , AND Tom had holidays he had to use up, we decided last minute on a trip to Sichuan province.  The

Sichuan: Jiu Zhai Gou

A trip of a LIFETIME. So my job fell through, and since we had nowhere to be in Christmas , AND Tom had holidays he had to use up, we decided last minute on a trip to Sichuan province.  The

Beijing: Summer Palace & The Temple of Heaven

The last day in Beijing.  We were up early and at the Summer Palace entrance at the dot at 8 (or 8.30).   The sky was a beautiful blue, the sun was shining… i couldn’t believe this was Beijing weather!  The

Beijing: Summer Palace & The Temple of Heaven

The last day in Beijing.  We were up early and at the Summer Palace entrance at the dot at 8 (or 8.30).   The sky was a beautiful blue, the sun was shining… i couldn’t believe this was Beijing weather!  The

Beijing: The Forbidden City

I say this all the time, but it is because i truly feel it.  I never imagined i would be here and see this.  Feel this. I remember when I used to watch those movies about Chinese emperors… or those with

Beijing: The Forbidden City

I say this all the time, but it is because i truly feel it.  I never imagined i would be here and see this.  Feel this. I remember when I used to watch those movies about Chinese emperors… or those with

Beijing: The Great Wall

It was one amazing weekend.  I haven’t travelled much in China although he has.  I took the speed train to meet T in Beijing.  Must say, the speed train is AMAZING!!! SO comfortable, better than any train we’ve taken in

Beijing: The Great Wall

It was one amazing weekend.  I haven’t travelled much in China although he has.  I took the speed train to meet T in Beijing.  Must say, the speed train is AMAZING!!! SO comfortable, better than any train we’ve taken in

Visiting the Hoefmans in Hangzhou

This time around we stayed overnight at the Hoefmans after we missed the train the last time!  It was H.O.T.  But the West Lake is sooooo pretty. SO MUCH GREEN.  and so much EFFORT put in to maintain the greenery.

Visiting the Hoefmans in Hangzhou

This time around we stayed overnight at the Hoefmans after we missed the train the last time!  It was H.O.T.  But the West Lake is sooooo pretty. SO MUCH GREEN.  and so much EFFORT put in to maintain the greenery.