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!
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
This time "Wednesday Words" is a quote I feel is quite right for me at the moment. I've spent almost 5 weeks here at "Yangshuo Traditional Tai Chi School" in Jima, and haven't learned a thing! Plus, I still feel as the stiffest person who ever sat foot on Earth! Besides, I've missed so … Continue reading Wednesday Words: Confucius says slow
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
"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!
"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
"Marknad i Fisherman's Village" was first published on my Swedish Blog. The best market on the island of Koh Samui, Thailand, is without doubt the one in Fisherman's Village - needless to rub it in, but I simply love Fisherman's Village. By far the best beach on the island. As I've previously written every … Continue reading Fisherman’s Village Market
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
"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
"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