Tag: China

Have visited China twice now (2010 and 2014) but there is so much more to discover. I’ll be back.

  • China – Shopping Day

    China – Shopping Day

    Partly by design, and partly by chance, this ended up as a “shopping day”. The planned part was a visit to a “silk worm factory” in Suzhou. And when I say “factory”, I really mean showroom.… Read the rest

  • China – Surprises

    China – Surprises

    I never thought I’d ever find much interest in silk embroidery images of the Mona Lisa and Chairman Mao, but somehow today I did. We’re spending the night in Suzhou, the silk capital of China (apparently) located about ninety minutes by bus from the centre of Shanghai.… Read the rest

  • China – Day of Contrasts

    China – Day of Contrasts

    Today was a definitely a day of contrasts.

    We started the day off at a medical clinic where we learned a little about the principles of Chinese Medicine. Minutes later, a group of doctors and medical students made their way around our group.… Read the rest

  • China – Group Tour

    China – Group Tour

    Sue and I went out for a meal tonight at a nearby Chinese restaurant where the food was a little more spicy than what we’ve been experiencing over the last couple of days.… Read the rest

  • China – Back in China

    China – Back in China

    The last time I was in China (I mean, the first time I was in China, which was in 2010) I don’t recall visiting The Temple Of Heaven. At the time, my friend Kate was living here pretty much permanently.… Read the rest

  • China – Beijing Blog

    China – Beijing Blog

    At first I thought I thought it was a simple check of the numbers. But when I saw virtually every flight attendant walking up and down the aisles with clicker counters I became curious and then worried.… Read the rest

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