Fortuna Curiosa

Australian Abroad, Keen Capoeirista, Museum Mogul, Budding Blogger, Thirsty Traveller – currently ItapuĆ£, Salvador, Brazil

Category Archives: China Expedition

Tibet 2013 (Part 2)

Venturing out of Lhasa for the next phase of our trip, which involved heading to Everest base camps, and seeing the sites on the way. We had an early morning … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tibet 2013 – Lhasa (part 1)

Having tasted mainland China, we hopped on a plane in Chengdu to take us to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Upon landing we were met by our guide Sonam and … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

China – Chengdu (1)

We took a flight between Xi’an and Chengdu, from where we took a cab to the Flipflop Lounge Hostel. This place was great. The rooms were small, but it had … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

China 2013 – Xian (1)

A short flight from Beijing and we were in Xi’an. First thing we did to get our bearings was head to the wall, where you can hire a bike and … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

China 2013 – Beijing (2)

The Great Wall In the morning of our third day in Beijing we made our trip to the Great Wall, which we did as part of a group organised by … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

China 2013 – Beijing (1)

On my 29th birthday, the first thing on my mind was ‘next year, I’m going to be 30!’ I’ve never considered myself deeply concerned about my age, and always thought … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment