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Veggie Travels – China’s City of Love – Lijiang

Our Experience: We came to Lijiang on a hard sleeper from Kunming. I was pretty happy with the train ride. The beds weren’t bad, the sheets were clean and we had a good amount of space on the second level … Continue reading

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Veggie Travels – Lugu Lake, Lijiang Yunnan, China

Lugu Hu (Lugu Lake), Yunnan, China Lugu Lake is home to the Mosu, Tibetan and Yi peoples. Lugu Lake borders both Yunnan and Sichuan. We stayed primarily on the Yunnan side of the lake. Our experience: 2 nights Wow. What … Continue reading

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Living in China for Over a Year – Lessons and Learnings

I have to say that living in China for over a year has taught me a lot. It has led me to truly appreciate my Canadian roots and upbringing like never before. There are some good things here, but the … Continue reading

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My Video Gear for the Next 8 Months

If you’re following along or plan to follow along, I’ll be posting pictures and videos of our travels. At the start of our trip, I’m a completely novice filmmaker. I’ll be learning how to use all of the equipment listed … Continue reading

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My Writing Development

I used to loath writing, and I think for good reason — school. The dreaded essay that was due, the abundant research that needed to be done and of course not having much of a say as to what you … Continue reading

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Long Time No See – 8 Month Trip

Sorry it’s been so long since my last post here. I’ve been spending the last several months exploring many different opportunities. As with life, I have been changing and discovering new passions and hobbies. As you know, I’ve been writing: … Continue reading

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The Creation of the “Other” (and thoughts on war and violence)

Hate, conflict, hostility and war… where does it all come from? I can’t help but read the headlines in all the news about North Korea and their nuclear threats–y’know, war propoganda and rhetoric. So where does all of this come … Continue reading

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