Travel Blogs from Xinyang
... then were told that we could still visit the orphanage if we found cabs quickly. We were traveling with another family, which was fortunate since our "large family" could not travel in one cab. Anya was gracious enough to volunteer to travel with the other family for our death ride (er..cab ride).
While we had heard many things regarding the crazy traffic in China, so far it didn't see too outrageous to us. That's the Boston coming ...
Unsurprisingly, we got up considerably earlier than last time we attempted to get the train, giving ourselves plenty of leeway. After the amount of faffing about on the metro last time, we also decided to get a cab. All of this meant that we arrived at Beijing West two hours before the train left. We went for some food by the station whilst we waited for boarding to start. 90 minutes before the train was leaving, we went through ...
The winter holiday is well underway for me. So far it's been a whole lot of unexciting mixed in with spurts of expat adventures sprinkled with some of the worst professional incompetence I've experienced in my life.
Last week I took a trip out to a place called Chicken Mountain. I'll have to go back in and edit this entry, but for the moment this will just be a photo dump.
I also too advantage of the time off to get my wrist checked out. I ...
Hey Hey and a Big G'Day toya
The very grains we are made to rely on to give us some sort of structure to our lives.
Both our days and nights pass us by under the ungrateful and greedy eyes of time.
Forever taking from us, yet never giving in return.
Our sands begin to flow from our very first breath.
When we give birth we give new life.
Yet strangely at the ...
Hey Hey and a Big G'Day toya Here I sit in Xinyang City. Strangely for me I have seen naught of it. Except for the train station, a small rice eatery and my filthy hotel room! I spent yesterday with Luo Wei watching the Olympics and we then headed out to for a walk around the stores where I got Luo Wei a new top and pants just because she is a Happy Little Peach and she makes me a Happy Peach! Around ...