Monthly Archives: August 2006

World Trip 2006: Trip Highlights

I’ve just starting to organise my thoughts in regards to the many highlights of my 153 day trip.   I’m sure as I start putting together my photo albums and travel journal I’ll recall many more but for now; I’ve … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 153 – Hong Kong to Melbourne

Monday 28 August 2006 Highlights:  Returning Home I woke up very early today; I think I’m really looking forward to returning home, it’s been long time since I’ve seen those I love.   As you can check your bags in … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 152 – Guangzhou to Hong Kong

Sunday 27 August 2006 Highlights: 14 hour overnight train trip Continuing the train journey that started at 8 pm last night in Guilin, we arrived at Guangzhou from where we can commence our crossing to Hong Kong.   Despite the … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 151 – Yangzhou, China

Saturday 26 August 2006 Highlights: Relaxing day in Yangzhou My last day in Yangzhou; a town that I have really enjoyed.   Getting up as late as possible since I have an overnight train later in the day I thought … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 150 – Yangzhou, China

Friday 25 August 2006 Highlights: Learning tai’chi, Chinese Lighting’ show Determined to push through the cold I have I today signed up for a course in tai’chi.   I learnt during the lesson why I sucked at ‘Simon Says’ however … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 149 – Yangzhou, China

Thursday 24 August 2006 Highlights: Bike ride to Moon Hill, Magnificent landscape Today was a day to work the body (especially given the heat & humidity) with a bike ride into the surrounding areas and a hike up Moon Hill. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 148: Chongqing to Yangzhou, China

Wednesday 23 August 2006 Highlights: Striking landscape After our last included meal of the trip (all cruise meals were included), we left the Ferry for our travels to Yangzhou.   We caught a flight on Xiamen Airlines from Chongqing to … Continue reading

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