Video of balloon trip Yangshou

Part of my traveling in China, september 2007, was a balloon trip. Here you can see a Youtube low quality video of the experience  With Xvid and Virtualdub I also made a video file in much higher quality (but still lower than the original). Size is 20 Mb so it may take a while on slower connections. Photo’s of the balloontrip are in the photo web gallery. Continue reading Video of balloon trip Yangshou

Away, in the footsteps of Marco Polo

I am away now, to China. The grand old duke of York He had ten thousand men He marched them up to the top of the hill And he marched them down again And when they were up they were up And when they were down they were down And when they were only half-way up They were neither up nor down  Update on september 13th: Hongkong, one more day … Continue reading Away, in the footsteps of Marco Polo

China: In de voetsporen van Marco Polo

Het is zover, de reis is vastgelegd. 29 augustus vertrek ik met Djoser voor 17 dagen naar China! Het programma: Amsterdam – Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai, nachttrein naar Beijing Beijing, Grote Muur en Zomerpaleis Xian, excursie terracottaleger Xian, vlucht naar Guilin – Yangshuo Yangshuo Yangshuo – Guilin, nachttrein naar Guangzhou Guangzhou, boot naar Hongkong Hongkong Hongkong – Amsterdam Continue reading China: In de voetsporen van Marco Polo