China

  • Greg in China

    Location: China After Sapa I crossed the nearby border into China. Anyone who has been to China can testify that the first thing you notice, besides the sheer number of people (1.3 BILLION), is the amount of men who […]

     
     
  • Greg in China

    After Sapa I crossed the nearby border into China. Anyone who has been to China can testify that the first thing you notice, besides the sheer number of people (1.3 BILLION), is the amount of men who smoke […]

     
     
  • Greg in China: Part 2

    Chengdu is a pretty typical Chinese city – orderly but super crowded and polluted – but I did have time to go to the world-famous panda reserve there. The pandas wake up around 8:30 am, chew […]

     
     
  • The Silk Road

    The Silk Road crosses Asia from China to Europe. It is not really a single road, rather a collection of related trade routes. One poem calls it “The Golden Road to Samarkand” . Caravans have […]