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#GetAtHome in China 8: A Profitable Gamble, Hiking Lion Rock Trail, Hong Kong

My plan in going to Hong Kong had been to seek out the route, more or less along Maclehose Trail, that the Fjällräven Classic’s expansion to Hong Kong will…

#GetAtHome in China 7 – Hong Kong 1: 3 Days of Rain

Hong Kong is a pleasure, but also a pain. The urban mass of humanity, the heat and humidity make it not exactly comfortable. The mixture of East and…

#GetAtHome in China 6 – Haikou, Hainan, Seeking China Understanding Living Like a Local

Tourism is a booming industry, but in terms of the #GetAtHome intention of making oneself really at home in this world, it is a very odd one: Tourist…

#GetAtHome in China 5 -Travels through Hunan: A Tectonic Shift, a Creek… a Scenic Spot

It’s not as if Austria, Europe… everywhere… didn’t have their peculiar parts of nature that sometimes, suddenly, end up spots to see. Hidden valleys, small waterfalls, forest outlooks,…

#GetAtHome in China 4 -Travels through Hunan: Temples of Note that No One Knows

The last thing to expect in Hunan countryside is a Japan connection, yet there it was… In the eastern part of the Jiuxian Lake Scenic Area in You…

#GetAtHome in China 3 -Travels through Hunan: The Highest Mountain… Of You County

Climbing Everest would still get you points, ridiculous though it has become (with guides and porters who basically carry not just the gear but even some “climbers” up…

#GetAtHome in China 2 – Travels through Hunan: In the Tourist Nowhere of Rural China

China, for all it has to offer beyond the pollution and problems one tends to hear about so much, is not a very popular tourist destination. The places…

#GetAtHome in China: Deep in Hunan Countryside. Writing on the Road Less Traveled

Shanghai, as seen in my previous posts, provided several nice impressions. Still, I keep saying that Shanghai is not quite China, and there’s a very #GetAtHome reason for…

Shanghai: Two Views of the Bund – and of Selfies

Sooner or later, whether you are a tourist or a travel blogger, you will end up in the same places as everyone else. There are some misgivings about…