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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel

What gives value to travel is fear. It is the fact that, at a certain moment, when we are so far from our own country, we are seized by a vague...

China pavilion at World's Expo 2010 in Shanghai China

I ended up in China because of the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai. My second cousin, Len, sent me a message on Facebook, asking if I’d be interested in going, and...

Old Shanghai China

Shanghai has a scintillating skyline, a thriving economy verging on capitalism, and a nouveau-riche citizenry that dresses in the most fashionable attire and owns the latest electronic gadgets, but to a...

MagLev train in Shanghai China

Though my original plans called for me to take the night train from Shanghai to Beijing to meet up with my cousins in preparation for sleeping on the Great Wall of...

My main goal in diverting so far north from Shanghai to Beijing was to sleep overnight on the Great Wall of China, but as long as I was in Beijing, I...

Part Two of Sleeping on the Great Wall of China; to begin at Part One click here… From the plaza at the base of the mountains, we began the long climb...