Final days in Tibet.

We are on our last night in Tibet and although sad to finish it I must be candid. I am looking forward to the luxury of home.  Tibet is not for the faint hearted.  The dilemmas start early morning when it as been -11°C about 20°F and you’re deciding whether to wear one or two […]

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Tibet

We had a long journey to Tibet, staring out at 3.30 am and arriving at 18.00.  To say we were tired was an understatement however we were met charmingly by our guide Tse Wang with white silk scarfs.  I had been warned by someone who was horrified that we were spending 8 days in Tibet […]

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Cruise on The Yangtze River and The Three Gorges Damn.

  We were sad to leave Guilin and Ian our guide who took us to the ‘off track’ places where  as Pat would say, we really got to ‘smell the roses’. When we landed in Chongquin, the biggest city in China with a population of 32 million (and I’ll bet no one who is reading […]

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