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Climbing in Shigu, Yunnan (石鼓鎮)

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 […]

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Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan

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 […]

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Yangshuo 2016

Yangshuo again. Perhaps this can be a yearly pilgrimage trip. This time we took the train from Guangzhou E, stayed overnight and took the early morning train to the new HSR station in Yangshuo which actually wasn’t in Yangshuo but in Xingping. In Guangzhou we had a hard time catching a cab because all the […]

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China, Rock Climbing, TRAVELS

Qingyuan Rock Climbing Trip #2

Skipped Halloween this year to go rock climbing. Getting drunk and squeezing into LKF is overrated when I can be in the countryside, eat good food and climb all while I would spend a lot less then getting drunk. So not much to write except to not trust the weather reports cuz they totally failed. […]

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China, TRAVELS

SanQingShan 三清山, China

On September 4th, the Chinese government gave us an unexpected holiday. The 70th anniversary of the defeat of Japanese forces during WWII. That was great because I got an excuse to go on a little excursion with M to a mountain called SanQingShan in JiangXi province. I found this mountain randomly because I was thinking […]

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