Category Archive: China

Last Two Days in Beijing


It was back to Beijing after a long and lazy time in Wuhan. It felt good to be back in Beijing. We decided to go to the Beijing opera in the evening despite… Continue reading

More on Wuhan


Like I wrote earlier, we’ve decided to stay in Wuhan instead of going to Guilin as earlier planned. There’s not much to do here unlike Beijing. That’s not to say that Wuhan is… Continue reading

Wuhan-The Promised Land


This is the second day of my stay in Wuhan: ‘the promised land’, the name I keep teasing Panu with, because he kept putting off everything till we reached Wuhan. After the Tibet… Continue reading

Potala Beckons and Rioting Begins


We reached Lhasa at night. We met Lien Cheng again at the ticket booking counter. In China, one can book train tickets only 10 days in advance, making travelling a last minute experience.… Continue reading

Lhasa Bound


I was sitting in the Qinghai-Tibet train finally and I must say that the hard sleeper, equivalent of the 3 tier in India was more luxurious. Carpeted floor, clean curtains, upholstered seats, hot… Continue reading

Destination Beijing


I landed in Beijing at night and it was thrilling to be in a strange land, where you didn’t understand the language and they didn’t understand yours. While going to the hostel from… Continue reading