Category Archives: China

3 Chinese, an English girl and a pillow

Question: How many people does it take to deflate a travel pillow? Answer: Three Chinese and one English girl. So I was on my overnight train journey back to Beijing but this time as an experienced overnight train traveller. I knew my slippers would be delivered at 9pm, I knew the radio would be turned off at 9.30pm and I also… Continue Reading…

Gunbay

No more wall, no more trekking and no more pretending I am a contestant on ‘Wipe Out’ as I scale the wall like a clumsy mountain goat. I have accomplished my mission and am feeling on top of the world (literally). Here’s a summary of my challenge: Day 1: Reconstructed (a tourist section of the… Continue Reading…