14 Days in China

Our 1 week trip in China turned into 2, due to Super Typhoon Mangkhut.

Trip time: 14 days: 10 PTO days + 5 weekend days – 14 hours each direction.

Major attractions visited:

  • Hong Kong
  • Tai O Fishing Village
  • Man Mo Temple
  • Shim Shui Po
  • Shenzhen
  • Longji Rice Terraces
  • Tian Tou Zhai Village
  • Yangshuo
  • Moon Hill
  • Fuli Town
  • Zhangjiajie National Park


Cormorants are heavier and more intelligent-seeming than you would expect, with neck feathers that are as soft as high-end cupcake Read more
Typhoon Mangkhut shut down the train between Yangshuo and the coast and cut off the path to our flight out Read more
Musings on a cultural difference between China and the US. Read more
Today was tough. Shenzhen is louder, more confusing, and more difficult to navigate than Hong Kong, and my feet hurt Read more
It involves a lot of pointing and uncertainty. Read more