Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan, China – Photos

A little hit, but miraculous place in the Yunnan Province is Tiger Leaping Gorge -- a brutal, but ridiculously gorgeous, two-day trek that takes you above, and then in, one of the world's deepest canyons. Just got back from two glorious days spent scrambling and shuffling along this amazing ridge. A few pics from the … Continue reading Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan, China – Photos

China – It’s love! – Photos

Here's what I love about China (besides the ridiculously amazing people I meet around every corner) -- In just a couple of weeks, I have hiked 22 towers of the great wall, partied all night in Shanghai's raucous clubs, visited an ancient fishing community, sunbathed on a beach on a tiny, colonial island, visited Fujian … Continue reading China – It’s love! – Photos

Cangyan Shan and the kindness of strangers

My Mom sent me an email the other day – she had picked up a book I left behind by Ryszard Kapuściński, a Polish journalist, and someone I idolize. In this book (Travels with Heredotus), Kapuscinski writes this about travel: "Indeed, there exists something like a contagion of travel, and the disease is essentially incurable." … Continue reading Cangyan Shan and the kindness of strangers