Shanghai, but not as you know it: ZhuJiaJiao water township

Forget the Bund, the shopping madness, the city lights…..get out of Shanghai and see something different.  ZhuJiaJiao is an ancient water township about an hour by rail out of Shanghai – and another 15 mins by taxi. We caught the train from … Continue reading

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Dogs – the universal language of awww

Dogs – the universal language of awww

Along my travels through Shanghai, Beijing, Lhasa, Nepal etc. one of the greatest bonding factors I've experienced is the universal love of animals. Purge all your Asian-eating-dog jokes/ preconceptions here. Shake it off, and embrace the fact that humans share … Continue reading

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Roadtrip – Lhasa to Kathmandu: 4 days and 3 nights

Roadtrip – Lhasa to Kathmandu: 4 days and 3 nights

  It's been a long time since I posted. Drove out of Lhasa on the 19th of July, saying a sad goodbye to our little base in Lhasa. Lhasa felt like home after 11 days of wandering through back streets, exploring shops, … Continue reading

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Beijing to Lhasa by train – choo choo!

Beijing to Lhasa by train – choo choo!

After months of planning, visa approval and then another special permit to visit Tibet, we’re finally here.  Lasa – Beijing Xi train T27. Lhasa to Beijing West train.  The train journey from Beijing to Lhasa took 44 hours. It was … Continue reading

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