|KaiFeng - The first city on the agenda was
KaiFeng, the ancient capital of China. I had it on dubious authority
that this was a good non-tourist stop. As it turned out, it was a
|ShangHai - City of legends. One of the
most advanced and historic cities in China, Shanghai was a real eye opener
for me. An added benefit is that I've two groups of friends there.
|PuoTuoShan - My trip to this sacred island
can be characterized with one word: Rain. I took a day trip here
from Shanghai. Nice place though.
River - The Famous river cutting
through southern China. This trip is most famous for its views of
the Three Gorges. Long trip but worth it.
DaLi, and LiJiang - These three
go together because there were so few pictures of them for reasons I'll
Gorge - Other than a near death
experience, this was one of the best parts of the trip. I walked,
climbed, and crawled through a mountain chain along narrow path.
|Second Part of
TLG and DaJu Village - TLG
was so big I needed two pages. DaJu is a small village at the end
of the trail where I spent the night after finishing the Gorge trek.
It almost had a Wild West feel to it.