Tagged: Asia

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Myanmar Journey Log

Myanmar, 2016 Disclaimer – this post is a bit long, as it sums up my views (as a traveller) and some tips all mixed up. You will read about Bagan, Yangon, Mandalay and Inle lake –...

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Quickie in Dalian

H ave you been to Dalian? (大连市) I will not overwhelm you with information on this post because, to be honest, I spent my weekend there with friends (that live there) so I didn’t really pay...

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Xi’an in a nutshell

Xi’an, a mixture between the new and the old, between ancient and modern. When you first get to Xi’an, it looks a little bit like an industrial city – you will see huge chimneys...

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Amazing Inner Mongolia

There are places you visit during travel that are doing something to you, moving something inside. As such Inner Mongolia was for me. Only 50 minutes flight from Beijing there is splendid nature, open spaced country with...

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The safekeeping lion

Did you see the lions outside of your neighborhood Chinese restaurant? Not long ago, those lions were exclusive for the elite – if it’s the imperial family, leaders, government high ranking or plain rich people....

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Datong in 30 hours

Temples, caves, huge Buddha’s and some serenity – that’s what you’ll find if travel to Datong (大同/ Dàtóng). Datong city, from Beijing it’s around 350 KM by car (around 4 hours) or 375 KM by...