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 – 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 at the train station in Kowloon I … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 152 – Travelling to Hong Kong

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 14 hour train trip I was feeling good today; the … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 151 – Yangzhou, China

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 I’d check out the local shopping for any last … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 150 – Yangzhou, China

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 I did manage some of the forms. Our instructor showed … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 149 – Yangzhou, China

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.   Luckily my chest pains seen to have left me (having fruit … Continue reading

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

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 Guilin, which is about 1 hour 20 … Continue reading

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