Permanent Vacasian

The traveller sees what he sees; the tripper sees what he has come to see. – G. K. Chesterton

March 10, 2009
by Stuart
Comments Off on News Update: China

News Update: China

While in China, I tried to go to Xihae, a largely Tibetan region that occasionally steams the government’s rice, if you know what I mean. If you remember, I had a heck of a time trying to get there and … Continue reading

January 2, 2009
by Stuart
1 Comment


After getting off the bus in Yangshuo, a man came up offering to take us to his hotel. We explained that we had already booked a room somewhere else, but he insisted on following us out of the bus station … Continue reading

December 31, 2008
by Tina


After a 20 hour train ride from Huang Shan we arrived in Guilin at what we thought was the main train station.  After bout 30 minutes of looking around for our hostel, which was supposed to be directly across the … Continue reading

December 31, 2008
by Stuart
Comments Off on Decorative Eaves

Decorative Eaves

Since we couldn’t get a train our of Huangshan for another day, we took the bus out to an “historic village” called Hongcun. It’s in an area called Yixian country and part of a collection of little villages that are … Continue reading