Category: China Summer 2015

The Party

This post is a continuation of my journal entries from our six-week expedition to China this summer. If you didn’t read the introduction to this series, you can read it here. Date: 7/6 Location: Nan Yao Cun (南尧村), a… Read More

The Old Town (丽江古城)

This post is a continuation of my journal entries from our six-week expedition to China this summer. If you didn’t read the introduction to this series, you can read it here. Date: 7/5 Location: Lijiang’s Old Town (丽江古城) Situated… Read More

Trainspotting

This post is a continuation of my journal entries from our six-week expedition to China this summer. If you didn’t read the introduction to this series, you can read it here. Date: 7/4 Location: Aboard Train K9616 from Kunming (昆明)… Read More

Capital Photos: Memories from Beijing

We have now reached the point in this “travel notebook” that we have arrived in Beijing: China’s grand capital. Here is a selection of photos over which you can peruse before our journey continues. We will leave the… Read More

Henry and Luis

This post is a continuation of my journal entries from our six-week expedition to China this summer. If you didn’t read the introduction to this series, you can read it here. Date: 7/3 Location: Jingshan Park (景山公园), Beijing (北京) Dragons… Read More

Kou Baohai (寇宝海)

This post is a continuation of my journal entries from our six-week expedition to China this summer. If you didn’t read the introduction to this series, you can read it here. Date: 7/2 Location: Xiangshuihu (响水湖), a village outside Beijing… Read More

The Park

This post is a continuation of my journal entries from our six-week expedition to China this summer. If you didn’t read the introduction to this series, you can read it here. Date: Day 5 | 7/2 Location: Xiangshuihu (响水湖), a village… Read More

Why We Travel

This post is the beginning of my journal entries from our six-week expedition to China this summer. If you didn’t read the introduction to this series, you can read it here. Date: Day 1/2/3 | 6/29 – 6/30… Read More

Journeying Through the Middle Kingdom: An Introduction

Hello Off the Silk Road readers! It has been just over a week since I have returned from an amazing six-week journey in China, and now it’s time to bring the journey to you via the blog. But first,… Read More

Trip Update 8/8-8/9

Hello from a JetBlue A321, where I’m passing my 24th hour of traveling. I’m pleased to announce that the group has made it safely onto US soil! It’s been an amazing trip—thank you to all those who made… Read More