Coming to China was a very last minute decision. I signed up for classes about three weeks before the semester started … More
Tiger Leaping Gorge: The not-so-solo, solo hike
The train ride from Dali 大理(Read about my time in Dali here) to Lijiang 丽江 is less than two hours. After arriving at Lijiang … More
Dali: Chinese hippies, a beautiful mountain, and Oreo’s.
After my experience in Qinghai, I decided that maybe I’d have better luck in Yunnan Province trying to camp and be … More
The failed camping adventure of Qinghai Lake
I read a lot about Qinghai Lake online. It was described as a majestic place. Tibetans and others find this … More
The Deserts of Dunhuang
The train ride from Hohhot(Previous blog post on Hohhot) to Yinchuan was interesting. After a few hours, I was talking … More
To Inner Mongolia!
After a 9 hour train ride from Beijing, I arrived in Hohhot. There was a mom and young kid in … More
First stop, Beijing
I decided the first stop on my journey would be Beijing. I’m not too interested in big cities, but I … More
A Trip to Dandong, a Look at North Korea
I’ve always been fascinated by North Korea and living only two hours away from one of it’s only easily accessible … More
Off to China for 6 months!
In less than two weeks, I will be leaving for China and staying there for 6 months. I have never been … More