Making our way to Wutai Shan: Not off to a great start (moan warning…)

After popping over to Inner Mongolia, to visit the town of Hohhot, we were back in mainland China, making our way to the mountain town of Wutai Shan for a spot of hiking and temple visits. Quick morning mongolian workout I set myself a challenge at the start of our trip (back in July) to … Continue reading Making our way to Wutai Shan: Not off to a great start (moan warning…)

Datong: Soft sleeper, the Nine Dragon Mural and a chocolate focused river trek

We hadn't noticed much pollution on our travels through China so far but it seems like it was all waiting for us in Datong... The simple luxuries in life: a 7 hour soft sleeper  It's crazy how excited we were to be having a soft sleeper for our overnight journey to Datong. The 16 hour … Continue reading Datong: Soft sleeper, the Nine Dragon Mural and a chocolate focused river trek

Sun rise Bodhisattva hike, Kung Fu and A cable car ride through a storm… 

Damo's cave and the giant Bodhisattva  I'm so sad that we have to leave here tomorrow! This place is actually amazing- I'm already mentally planning returning next year for a few weeks!     After attempting to shower in the ice cold dribble of water that came out of the shower head we were fully awake … Continue reading Sun rise Bodhisattva hike, Kung Fu and A cable car ride through a storm…