Guilin, Tai Chi and cobra wine.

On arrival to Guilin there was the most beautiful aroma.  It is Osmanphus and apparently only blooms for one week every year.  Its gorgeous.  Ian is our Guide and he is very easy going and considerate as well.  He’s traveled quite a lot and is very intuitive to to travelers needs.  We decided to skip […]

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Xian, food, warriors and Guilin.

Ah the beauty of having a guide!  It was very late when we arrived in Xian and lovely to be met by Sharon who picked us up and brought us to the hotel. The Terracotta Warriors did not disappoint.  Pictures fail to show the full majesty of it all and I’m not sure what is […]

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The Chinese people

  I think that the Chinese people are amongst the most friendly I’ve ever met.  We’ve been asked a few times to have our photograph taken.  They say its because Pat is so handsome and I am so beautiful. I’ve also read to expect this as that they haven’t seen many tall white people before.. […]

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China and Tibet

Had a good nights sleep following being awake for 24 hours and our guide picked us up at 11. BTW I couldn’t recommend using a travel agent more. David Biltek from The Art of Travel did all the organizing for this and he is wonderful.  We went to Tienanmen Square last night but there s […]

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