China

Paging Mr. Jackson

I know New Zealand is all the rage for Middle Earth, but wouldn’t this Karst in Yangshuo make an excellent Mordor set? No CGI or foam sets necessary! (And yes, I fully understand that I am outing myself as a geek here.)

By Becky, ago
China

The North Fake

Ever since the start of our trip, something was wrong with our bags. We were using our trusty backpacks which we originally got over 10 years ago for our first round-the-world backpacking trips. But now they were awkward and uncomfortable. What was going on? I started to look at all Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

Cooking Class in Yangshuo, China

Yangshuo is well known for its courses. That is, classes you can take after you’ve enjoyed all the beautiful scenery. There are calligraphy course, language courses, tai chi courses and cooking courses. Guess which one us little piggies took. Despite not ever cooking at our apartment (it is cheaper to Read more…

By Becky, ago