Following on from yesterday’s post about Beijing, here’s the second post about the next two stops on our China tour: Xi’an and Chengdu.
Xi’an is home to the Terracotta Army.
Chengdu has a well-established panda breeding center. Continue reading “China: Xi’an & Chengdu” →
I’m back at the hotel after a 14-hour, 360-kilometre round trip between Hong Kong and Guangzhou via catamaran, bus and train. As a few of you know, one of the main reasons for this trip was to visit Guangzhou (or ‘Canton’ as it used to be called by early Western visitors) to research the novel I’ve been writing. It’s been an interesting and exhausting day.
Continue reading “Guangzhou” →