Monthly Archives: July 2011

Guilin & Yangshuo, Top Destinations 桂林,阳朔 – China Tours (2)

As promised, I’m continuing my mini-guided tours of China, and this week I’m taking you to two of the best known beauty spots in China, the scenic Guilin and Yangsuo, situated on the bank of the River Li. You’ll not … Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse is Dead. Why?

Another pop star dies young. In the 60s that was nothing out of the ordinary. In the caring, sharing 21st century it is a tragedy. Today’s death of blues singer Amy Winehouse, aged 27, has hit the news and Twittersphere, … Continue reading

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Fenghuang Ancient Town (凤凰古镇) – China Tours (1)

  As promised, today I begin my travel log series with our trip to one of the most well-preserved ancient towns in Central China, Fenghuang, aka Phoenix, in Hunan Province, during one of our most memorable trips in May 2008. … Continue reading

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Book Review: First Excellence: Fa-ling’s Map

As a writer I love books, and as a reader I love books even more. Not a day goes by when I don’t read something, anything. While I have read books which had a promising start but then quickly descend … Continue reading

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