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... me this year!
I usually would post "A year in review!" But 2014 has come and gone. So right now, on January 1st 2015, I'm pledging to live a more creative life; one filled with abundance, mistakes, gratitude and joy.
From our hearts to yours: we hope your New Year is filled with light, love and presence!
Ben and I spent our Christmas as follows:
- Ben made a delicious breakfast on one hotplate--Breakfast in bed.
- I painted with water colour pencils--my new found love.
- We got creative and spent a good part of our morning be artsy.
- Watched Bad Santa (Ben's family tradition)
- And we got to Skype with loved ones back home as they ...
Shaolin is the place where Kung Fu was invented and is supposed to be the most famous and home of Kung Fu. Here me and Adam had a room to ourselves with our own shower and toilet. We went to an orphanage where the boys are taught Kung Fu as a skill. The boys at the orphanage get up at 5am and practice until it get dark with a two hour break at the hottest point in the day. They all seemed really happy and dedicated to Kung Fu. ...
... and cold dry winter. Additionally, winter and summer are longer whilst spring and autumn are shorter. As the weather can be rapidly changeable in autumn, temperature difference between the day and night is great.
♦When to Go: from April to October of a year
♦Niangzi Pass: Apart from the sites of old berm, the gate and the wall, this pass of the Great Wall also has a waterfall nearby which counteracts the ...
Day 18 The day started with a bike ride around the Ancient City Walls of Xi'an, I rode for about 2 hours. Wasn't much to see but seeing the size and effort in building this Walled in City was. Next it was a small lunch and a few beers with a few games of pool before heading to the train station for an overnight trip to ...