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Obtaining a Chinese Visa in Thailand

Obtaining a Chinese Visa in Thailand

. Get a Chinese Visa in Thailand, hassle Free! . Entering China is difficult at the best of times, so how do you go about…

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Danxia: The Most Colourful Earth on Earth

Danxia: The Most Colourful Earth on Earth

. The idea came to me to write this post on the most colourful Earth on Earth when I was asked once again by fellow…

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Travel Terrors – China Toilets

Travel Terrors – China Toilets

It is True, China toilets are the worst in the world, after hearing so many tales of toilet horrors we waited for the time when…

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Freedom Fighters Campaign For Tibet

Freedom Fighters Campaign For Tibet

I want to share a personal story of a couple of blokes we met in one our favourite places to travel in western China. ….

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“OMG we have just been tucked in by Tibetan Monks!”

“OMG we have just been tucked in by Tibetan Monks!”

Feeling pretty rough we put our packs down at a lookout point on the northern edge of Ganzi. Dodging the stares and the exhaust fumes…

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How to Avoid Police Scams in China

How to Avoid Police Scams in China

There are many scams in China, from huge entrance fees to not allowing foreigners to stay in particular hotels. Luckily for us, when the police…

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Hitchhiking the Infamous Highway 318. Litang to Xinglong, China.

Hitchhiking the Infamous Highway 318. Litang to Xinglong, China.

Hitching out of Litang was a little harder than previous times. Walking up the hill to the northern exit archway we stood with backpacks, watching…

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Tibetan Burial: Into The Skies

Tibetan Burial: Into The Skies

I want to share a piece I wrote minutes after witnessing the sky burial. It’s raw, fleshy and honest. Litang to this day remains one…

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Litang Horse Festival: A Tibetan Celebration

Litang Horse Festival: A Tibetan Celebration

. Litang Horse Festival was laid out upon the vast open grasslands next to the road into town, a place for everyone to enjoy… Litang is…

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How Travel in China Takes You to Heaven and Hell.

How Travel in China Takes You to Heaven and Hell.

. Chaktreng Gompa is Xiangcheng’s focal point for travellers and another addition to never ending list of places to travel in western China. A huge…

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