Category Archives: China

China: Beijing

I took this picture when plastered against the window, about 30 minutes before we landed.  (Probably over Manchuria) The fog and smog was about the same as flying into San Francisco. Happy to see our guide “Charlie” with a big sign … Continue reading

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China, from Beijing to Yinchuan…….

Hard to tell if the statues are welcoming, threating…or both! After our 2 hour flight to Yinchaun  we met our new tour guide Jackie and his driver. While waiting for our luggage, there was a tap-tap on my shoulder. Looking … Continue reading

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China: Beijing to Yinchuan, to Xi’an and Piangyao

We flew into Xi’an  and were greeted by “The Botwins”  sign held by our new guide Julie and her driver. A bit more expensive to have guides, but worth every penny! Off to our Hotel Xi’an Tang Dynasty. Another lovely … Continue reading

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