China Travels: Huanglong (Golden Dragon) Cave, Zhangjiajie (黄龙洞, 张家界)

Initially, I thought that Huanglong (Golden Dragon) Cave was just like any other cave that I have visited before. Shitloads of stalactites  and stalagmites throughout the cave. Boy was I so wrong. Huanglong Cave is HUGE. It is the largest cave system that I have ever been to so far. Spanning 15 kilometres in length, if I remembered right, only about a third of the cave … Continue reading China Travels: Huanglong (Golden Dragon) Cave, Zhangjiajie (黄龙洞, 张家界)

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China Travels: TianZi Mountains, Yuanjiajie (天子山, 袁家界)

TianZi Mountains was also another major highlight on my recent trip to Mainland China. TianZi Mountains might not ring a bell to you but this would probably look quite familiar to some of you: Yeap, TianZi Mountains is where they filmed the background for Avatar! The entire place was just columns of mountains as far as your eye can see. It’s pretty amazing and I can tell … Continue reading China Travels: TianZi Mountains, Yuanjiajie (天子山, 袁家界)

China Travels: Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon (大峡谷, 张家界)

The biggest highlight from my recent trip to Mainland China has got to be Zhangjiajie (张家界). Zhangjiajie refers to the prefecture city and it it one huge area and not the name of a specific place as I have previously thought. Even the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is one massive area with many other small towns and counties encompassed within. Our first stop into the Zhangjiajie National … Continue reading China Travels: Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon (大峡谷, 张家界)

Fengdu Ghost City (丰都鬼城)

China Travels Through Changsha, Zhangjiajie, Yangtze River, Chongqing (October 2014)

I have been missing online for the last week or so as I was away on holidays in China. This trip has been practically 3 years in the making because my relatives have been talking about making this trip for the past 3 years and finally, we took off for real on 18 October 2014. I don’t usually make such blog posts but this trip has … Continue reading China Travels Through Changsha, Zhangjiajie, Yangtze River, Chongqing (October 2014)