The Grandness and Maddness of China – Mike 1

18th June 2015: Over the last few days we have done a lot … But that is the nature of this tour. I sit here in sun filled hotel room in Erenhot …long daylight hours… We are at the border of China and Mongolia (China side) . Pete and Barry are checking the cars over. ...

The Great Wall – Peter 4

The Great Wall - Peter
14th June 2015:  Mike wrote about our surprise discovery of a neglected part of the ancient wall a few days ago some 400kms south east of Beijing.  We were astonished to have the wall to ourselves and spent a couple of hours there marveling at the construction of the wall and the fact that it ...

the Great Wall, Hanging Monastery and Grottoes – Mike 1

12th June 2015 the Great Wall, Hanging Monastery and Grottoes with amazing buddhas The last couple of days have been a cultural blast ! ( the 9th and 10th June ) It started with the Great Wall. We are driving along heading somewhere …. And Pete calls up on the radio. “We need to stop”. ...

The Fork Story – Mike 4

12th June 2015: The Fork Story : a matter of international diplomacy …. 11 June 2015 This is tale of international culinary technique ! Or desperation … and diplomacy. As we moved through SE Asia and particularly now in China where Chop Sticks rule the world in terms of culinary technique, one member of the ...
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