Sur le toit du monde

Et nous revoila apres un long d’absence. Merci a ceux qui nous ont envoye des nouvelles par email. Ca fait toujours plaisir d’avoir des commentaires ou des menaces lorsqu’on ne

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Travelling In Tibet

I last left you in Lhasa, about to take a trip to see some monasteries with my new travelling companions – the Buddhist monk from Viet Nam (Xiun), his translator

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My Shanghainese Birthday

Sunday… was my birthday and you’ll never believe what Blair got me! A trip to Shanghai! &x1F60A One of the best birthday gifts ever! And boy did we have big

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Under Eternal Eyes

The second half of our journey through Tibet was as amazing as the first. We drove to Shigatse, Tibet’s second largest city. A new highway had recently been completed linking

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The longest queue was 9 hours just to get in….

Shanghai, our last stop whilst in China, although I live in a city & LOVE getting out of London, the city boy inside me took over, it was good to

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Auspicious Connection

For those of you following this story… here is a happy picture of Shangbo and Tashi. Lamas’ blessings work in mysterious ways!

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No Good without Connection: a story from Shanghai

After having lunch with a beautiful woman a young man entered a taxi in the center of downtown Shanghai. The taxi driver asked where to and the man told him

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Shanghai Expo…a last glimpse before it’s too late…

I’m not used to blog much on my regular trips to Shanghai, but this one is a little special. The Expo 2010 is nearly over. I decided to do few

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New Year’s Photo Gallery

Part One: It is the eve of the Tibetan and Chinese New Years, which this year fall on the same date. I am in a small Tibetan village in Aba,

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Expo-ring in Shanghai

Late on Sunday night, after much chaos regarding our passports (which were still in Hangzhou getting visa extensions) we left for Shanghai to see the Expo because it closes at

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