Category Archives: China

21st November – Mooloolaba

Well, things haven’t been all that cheery over at Parrots in Paradise lately.  Not only have we had a shortage of volunteers, but the ones we currently have are driving my host up the wall.  And they were obtained through … Continue reading

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9th December

Last day in Hong Kong.  I’m actually going to miss my tiny little room and the craziness that is ChungKing.  Have to be on a bus at 11:30 so go for one last wander, as well as getting my ever-growing … Continue reading

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8th December – Hong Kong

When I came to Hong Kong, a major plan was to go to Hong Kong Disney World, as I’ve managed to hit Florida, Paris and Japan.  However, it was expensive, and while staying in Hong Kong I kept hearing about … Continue reading

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7th December – Hong Kong

One of the main draws of coming to Hong Kong was to see my friend Esther, who I met on another trip a few years back.  She however had a busy Saturday teaching and then kayaking on Sunday.  I was … Continue reading

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6th December

Last day in Guilin, and although I tried to lie in, I didn’t do a great job of it.  Instead made sure the last of my stuff was packed and went out for a morning wander.  Walked along the river … Continue reading

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5th December – Yanshou

Well…today can probably best be described as a failure. Not a colossal failure – I did get to Yangshou.  Just…that was about all I managed to achieve.  In hindsight I really should have taken the bamboo tour, but at least … Continue reading

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4th December – Guilin

Good news first.  I have woken up and feel about 95% better, and the Ming Palace’s bar does a fairly good breakfast menu at a reasonable price. The bad news.  The construction sites on my floor and the 4th floor … Continue reading

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