Around the world in Black and White – Beijing, China

This week, we will travel through time and space to revisit five destinations we have already visited, only that this time, we will look at them through black-and-white glasses. Given that the word ‘colors’ makes up half of the name of this blog, you are quite right if you guessed that this was not my […]

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Preparing for Tibet: Labrang monastery

The journey is so long and tiring that we do not even notice that the temperature has dropped by around 30˚C compared to our previous stop. Nine hours on an overnight train, a taxi-ride that never seemed to end and a four-hour, bumpy bus ride have taken us from searing hot Xian to Xiahe in […]

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