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Ancient water town, Xitang, China

Xitang is a very charming ancient water town about two hours drive from Shanghai. It is known for its cobbled streets and 104 bridges that are built in varying styles and arching over several canals. It was indeed a delightful Read more…


Yuan Garden, Shanghai

Just a short walk from the incredibly busy, bustling bazaar market is this oasis of tranquility, away from it all.Yu Garden, or Yuan Garden,  is located in old Shanghai next to a bazaar market and Huxinting Tea House which we Read more…


Charming River Town -Huanglonxi, China

 Huanglonxi is a small river town that I would say is less travelled, when compared to say The Great Wall of China, or  The Terracotta Warriors or the Visiting the Three Gorges Dam, China but it provides a lasting memory.   Huanglonxi is Read more…


Taking a slow boat through China to the Three Gorges

There is something about China that cuts you down to size. It is not just the Great Wall or  the vastness of the country the density of the crowds wherever you go the 5,000 year old history the complexity of Read more…


Visiting the Three Gorges Dam, China

The largest hydro-electric power station in the world, its scale is mind blowing.  It includes three areas: the dam itself, a hydroelectric and the ship locks. It is about 2,300 meters long and about 115 meters wide. There is a Read more…


Seeing Xi’an’s Terracotta Army, China

Seeing the famous Terracotta Army must be at the top of anyone’s list when in China. Really, no trip to China is complete without it. One cannot help wondering why or how on earth anyone could embark on such a Read more…