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Travelogues,travel writings and short notes on things and events that pictures cannot show sufficiently. More writings will be added as time goes.

NEW -- July 21, 2010

The beautiful city of Suzhou crisscrossed with narrow water canals

游记Travel Records


  • Portriat of a Uygur girl in 二堡乡 Erbaoxiang

    《二堡乡游记》Framing Erbaoxiang

    A travelogue on 二堡乡Erbaoxiang, a nearby township of 吐鲁番Tulufan (Turfan or Turpan), a county level city in western China's 新疆Xinjiang province. The well-known 高昌故城Gaochang Ruins is within this lively town, and the unusual 火焰山Huoyanshan (Flaming Mountains) is just right across from it. --- Read >>>

  • Xiangshawan sand dune

    《响沙湾游记》Toward Xiangshawan Sand Dunes

    A short travelogue on my road trip to 响沙湾沙漠Xiangshawan, a nearby desert not far from 包头市Baotou city in Neimenggu (Inner Mongolia). The local map promotes this attraction as the nearest real desert to a city. The desert's sand dunes rises several stories above flat gravel ground, and nearby are farm fields. --- Read >>>

  • 其他写作Other Writings:

    名人名句Memorable Words, Quotes and Events

    Sources of memorable words - quotes, sayings and parts from writings and poetry from well-known Chinese individuals, with a short biography of each. --- Read >>>

    笔记Notes and Observations:

    In this section are some of my short notes, observations and random thoughts that I gather while I was on the road. --- Read >>>


    A collection of poems I like and that I translated with much effort. A different one will appear every once a while. --- Read >>>