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notworkrelated Dali Bike Ride

China – Dali bike ride 21st – 22nd December

We went out for a bike ride with one of the Chinese girls’ Sylvia who was staying in the dorm with us, she was friends with another of the girls working at the hostel. It was good to have her with us as she could … Read More

notworkrelated Lama Temple

China – Beijing – Lama Temple 22nd November

We wanted to capture some more of Beijing’s famous temple sites and had been recommended to visit the Yongegong Lama Temple along with the Confucius Temple, both located very close to the subway stop on line 2 and not far from the Drum and Bell … Read More

notworkrelated Summer Palace Beijing

China – Beijing – Summer Palace – 18th November

We didn’t want to write too much about our visit to the Summer Palace as we feel the imagery may say more. We were really captivated by this magnificent site consisting of lakes, temples, bridges, paths, pavilions and hilly landscape. It truly is a breathtaking … Read More


China – Beijing – Forbidden City / Great Wall of China / Dumpling Making – 12th-14th November

We’ve opted for some sightseeing and thrown ourselves headfirst into the height of Beijing’s tourist center; The Forbidden City. Helen came here many years ago on a hot summers day. On this day the sun shone and the sky was blue, but it was very … Read More

notworkrelated Beijing2

China – Beijing – 9th-11th November

Posting a blog post everyday which involves writing a mini diary and editing through copious amounts of photos takes up lots of time. Therefore we have decided that as we are a few weeks behind we are going to try and condense the posts into … Read More