Cycling along the Yulong River, China

We set off through the bustling town of Yangshuo on bicycles rented from our hostel for £1 and headed south to the countryside. The route was well set up for cyclists and many Chinese were doing the same route. The scenery was nice along here but it certainly got better later in the day.    …

Chinese markets selling dog meat

**WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS** The Guangxi region of China is well known for eating dogs and we witnessed the before and after in a meat market in Yangshuo.    The first room had colourful fruit and vegetables and a nice aroma to the air. The next room was big, filled with filthy tables covered in all…

Hiking to viewpoints and being hit by a truck, China

We arrived in the pouring rain and were relieved to check into our homely hostel slightly out of town. It was surrounded by farmers fields and mountains with a few other buildings scattered around. It even had an infinity pool, if only it was freezing cold outside! It also had a roaring log fire, puppy,…