Xishuangbanna : Treks, Bananas, Tea, And Traditions In Yunnan

Xishuangbanna : treks, bananas, tea, and traditions in Yunnan

Xishuangbanna... Poets and dreaming seekers of adventure would probably love that mesmerizing name. Add the words "jungle", "minorities" and "tea plantations" and  now it sounds like the perfect place to go! In that state of mind, we rushed eagerly to…

Hiking Across Yunnan : From Yacks To Buffalos

Hiking across Yunnan : from yacks to buffalos

Somewhere, in western Yunnan... It's eight o'clock in the morning and we are already walking our way on the dark bitumen of the road. Where are we going? South. Always south. Following that dear travel mate of ours we call the Mekong.…

From Zadoi To Emeishan, Hitchhiking Through Sichuan

From Zadoi to Emeishan, hitchhiking through Sichuan

Our amazing  trip to the source of the Mekong  river has come to an end... Yet our travel has just started!  The Mekong river,  flowing down from the holy source of Zaxiqiwa, will soon enter Tibet territory. But, as we…

Beijing, China : First Impressions

Beijing, China : First impressions

8 days in Beijing, first impressions of China If we start to think about it, the ideas we get of Beijing from Europe are quite blurry and/or completely cliché. We all remember from a boring old school lesson that the…

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