Monthly Archive: December, 2014

One giant reason to visit Leshan, China

Leshan itself is a busy city like any other, full of fumes, people and traffic. The town itself doesn’t have much to offer travellers, yet they flock here by the hundreds. The sole… Continue reading

The one thing you MUST do in Chengdu, China

Pandas. That’s why most people come to Chengdu. There are less than 2000 of them left in the wild and the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding and Research base is one of the few… Continue reading

Timelapse: Above the clouds in Emeishan, China

At the top of Mount Emei, we are way up above the clouds. They billow around us, blossoming and rolling as they obscure our vision. The mountains around us are carpeted in deep… Continue reading

Mount Emei – China’s Sacred Mountain

A mountain, dotted with hundreds of Buddhist temples and crested with a giant, golden statue, Mount Emei has been a place of pilgrimage as long as the trees that cover its slopes have been… Continue reading

Visit the “Yellow Dragon” Park in China

The mist on the mountain is as low as we are high. We meet in the middle and overlap, swapping places as the cloud continues to creep down and we continue to ascend.… Continue reading