The end of my Yunnan Adventure

The end of my Yunnan Adventure

After a culturally enlightening day in Shaxi, we headed on the bus back to Kunming. It was Sam’s birthday, so a few of us stayed up till midnight the night before to sing to her (consequently waking up everyone else in the guesthouse because the walls and floors...
Shaxi: Life in a Rural Chinese Town

Shaxi: Life in a Rural Chinese Town

After a few days in Lijiang we arrived in the town of Shaxi. Shaxi is a small town with the aspiration to become a tourist destination- but it will be a while before Shaxi is ready for for more than the occasional backpacker. As soon as we got off the bus everyone was...
JADE DRAGON SNOW MOUNTAIN

JADE DRAGON SNOW MOUNTAIN

….. it was either that or “Livin’ it up in Lijiang”. After our amazing adventure in Tiger Leaping Gorge we headed on the bus to Lijiang! Instead of boring you with bus ride stories here’s some awesome photos from a mountain-side rest...
TIGER LEAPING GORGE

TIGER LEAPING GORGE

I have to start out by saying Tiger Leaping Gorge is one of the coolest places I have ever been in my entire life. I am so thankful that Alliance chose to bring us there during our weeklong travel, and that my classmates were adventurous enough to enjoy it as much as...