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Trip reports archive: June, 2013

The pizza being put together

Jiankou Pizza hike, 2013/06/15

Our good friends at Gung Ho! Pizza have a little pizza oven out at their courtyard nearby the Jiankou Great Wall, and were good enough to arrange a feast of pizza for us after we’d finished our hike up to the Nine-Eyes Tower. Click through to see a few photos!

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good luck

Tanzhesi Temple Hike, 2013/6/15

Tanzhe Temple is one of the oldest temples in Beijing, and it’s well worth a look about. We added some extra fun by exploring a nearby abandoned village before our visit to the temple. Click through to see photos from the village and Tanzhe Temple.

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ruined Great Wall

Gubeikou Great Wall West, 2013/05/12

We’ve started doing hikes on the west side of the Gubeikou Great Wall – a nice area with a line of Great Wall that runs through the hills. Click through to see photos from our second visit this year.

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a picnic

Zhangye Danxia Landform, Gansu, 2013/05

Photos from two days of hiking in the Danxia Landform areas, and the visits we made to temples, caves and grottoes, and the Han Dynasty Great Wall in Jiayuguan. This is one of our favorite long distance trips, taking us to special places in sparsely-populated areas of western China.

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Labrang Monastery and Tibetan New Year, 2016/02

Labrang Monastery and Tibetan New Year, 2016/02

In Brief: Sixty photos from the Tibetan New Year celebrations at Labrang Monastery in Xiahe.

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