Jordan asked me what I wanted to do for my birthday and without missing a beat I told him I wanted to spend it on the Great Wall of China, as it was one of my bucketlist items. And then I learned you could actually camp on the wall – so I upped the ante and proclaimed that I wanted to camp on the Great Wall of China for my birthday. Continue reading “Camping on the Great Wall of China” »
Victoria Peak is one of the green places that Hong Kongers evoke whenever complaints of the island being made of skyscrapers and concrete arise. As it also stands as the highest peak on the island, I knew I would have to check it out. Continue reading “Victoria Peak, Hong Kong” »
Seven months into our trip, and I can say that my speed has taken a bit of a hit. I was worried that the air quality would keep me away for our entire stay in Beijing(even as I write this it’s rated ‘Very Unhealthy’), but luckily it dipped down into ‘Good’ levels and I was able to pop out for a quick run. I lake I ran to had actually been drained, so it was a bit of a disappointment, but other than that it was nice to be out in blue sunny skies.
|Date: 8 Oct 2016
Distance: 6.6 km
Location: Beijing, China
Despite us knowing since the beginning of our trip that we’d be going to China, and that we’d need a visa, it somehow managed to completely slip our minds.