After our hike from Tiger Leaping Gorge, we drove straight to Shigu, which is a new-ish climbing area about 1 hour away from Lijiang Town or 2 hours from the Gorge, and about 1-2 hours from Liming. Shigu is very neat and quaint, with a lot of limestone within it’s immediate vicinity. As this area […]Read More Climbing in Shigu, Yunnan (石鼓鎮)
4 years ago, M and I attempted to hike Tiger Leaping Gorge but unfortunately that did not happen due to heavy rain and landslides blocking the road. Finally this time my plans aligned and I found some friends willing to join me on a 4 day trip to Yunnan. (Alas, M could not). Arriving in […]Read More Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan
Yangshuo again! This time for Easter so every climbing crag was full of Hong Kong and Macau climber. Not much left to write about this place so photo essay it is!Read More Yangshuo, China
Almost a year ago, a friend who is an experienced sailor, invited us to a week long sailing trip around the Adaman Sea in Thailand. After almost waiting a year for this trip, it finally happened last week. The week past by so fast everything happened in a blur; I shall try to recount what […]Read More Sailing Trip Around Thailand Andaman Sea
After last trip to Boracay where I proceeded to be sick for 3 days from the dirty waters of Bulabog Beach, I told myself I wouldn’t go back for awhile. Of course, once I got better I forgot about that promise and found cheap flights back to Boracay via Iloilo. The week before we were […]Read More Boracay, Philippines Again!
Another 4 day holiday due to Chinese New Year. We book a trip to go kitesurfing in Mui Ne, Vietnam. Mui Ne is a resort town around 3 hours from Ho Chi Minh famous for its winds and kitesurfing. Of course, the day we arrive there is no wind in the forecast. So after a […]Read More Mui Ne & Phan Rang, Vietnam
I never thought I would end up going to Boracay. Nothing about Boracay attracted me; too many tourists, hustlers everywhere and undoubtedly just like dreaded Patong Beach, Phuket. Well that all changed when I learned kiteboarding. Bulabog beach in Boracay is one of the premier destinations in Asia for kiteboarder sin the winter season and […]Read More Boracay, Phillipines