QiXianFeng seven star tea plantation sunset

5 reasons why you need to visit a tea plantation when in China!

  A visit to a tea plantation feels like a must when you're in the country of tea - China! I'd never visited one before and this time I only tagged along mainly to do an excursion - and hopefully get some photos out of it. I'm not that into tea, so why visit a … Continue reading 5 reasons why you need to visit a tea plantation when in China!

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Pain is my life, but not everything in my life…

When I started my very first blog I gave myself a holy promise to never write about my pain, because I didn't want to give it more focus than it already had in my life. Today I feel differently. My pain is one of the things that make me who I am, and a large part of my … Continue reading Pain is my life, but not everything in my life…

Traditional Tai Chi School – Yangshuo, China

So, I'm finally here at my Tai Chi Chen school in Yangshuo - Yangshuo Traditional Tai Chi School, and I've been here for about 4-5 weeks. I haven't blogged for a while; my goal leaving home was to blog at least once a week, but as I'm in this stage where it's really hard and almost … Continue reading Traditional Tai Chi School – Yangshuo, China

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Mutianyu – the stunt at the Great Wall of China

So, last time I was here, back in 1994, we visited Mutianyu, one of the most visited parts of the Great Wall of China. Back in the day there was 1 cable way up, but it would cost us 10¥ and we, cheaper than cheapest, did not want to pay that hefty sum, so we … Continue reading Mutianyu – the stunt at the Great Wall of China

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Beijing – the reunion after 23 years – complete confusion!

"Beijing - återseendet efter 23 år - ren förvirring!" was first published on my Swedish Blog. After having spent a couple of days in Beijing I postponed my flight to Guilin. I realised 2 days wasn't nearly enough for everything I wanted to do in the city. Plus, I didn't really feel like stressing around, … Continue reading Beijing – the reunion after 23 years – complete confusion!

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Beijing – the Forbidden City

"Beijing - förbjudna staden" was first published on my Swedish Blog.   So, I finally got to do my visit no 2 in the Forbidden City, the other day when I tried I'd forgotten my passport - and no, that's not possible anymore! You have to get registered! So many safety controls too in the city … Continue reading Beijing – the Forbidden City

China – 2017 – here I come!

"Kina - 2017 - here I come" was first published on my Swedish Blog.   It's almost time - the main thing I've been waiting for quite a while now - I'm off to China, and more accurately Yangshuo to practice Tai Chi for 3 months at Yangshuo Traditional Tai Chi school! It feels both unreal and … Continue reading China – 2017 – here I come!

Old memories: Ruins and everyday life from Side, Turkey

To suddenly stand amongst all the ruins in Side, Turkey almost felt like stepping back in time. I stayed at a pretty quaint hotel with that "ruin-feel", ruins all around and perfect location; almost just across the greek amphi theatre.   The view from my hotel restaurant where I had my breakfast almost every morning … Continue reading Old memories: Ruins and everyday life from Side, Turkey

Old memories: Wat Plai Laem, Samui

"Wat Plai Laem" was first published on my Swedish Blog.   Sometimes when you go through your old photos, you're kind of amazed of what you find, and realise you haven't even posted them! What a disgrace... 🙂   A visit at Wat Plai Laem is almost compulsory when living on Koh Samui, Thailand during … Continue reading Old memories: Wat Plai Laem, Samui

Victoria Falls – helicopter ride with lovely photos

 "Viktoriafallen - helikoptertur med underbara foton" was first published on my Swedish Blog. Last post was about the Victoria Falls from the ground, but today it's from above... I'd never been in a helicopter before, and this, my very first helicopter ride, was to be experienced on my vacation away from the animals at Chipangali, in … Continue reading Victoria Falls – helicopter ride with lovely photos