Tag Archives: Anqing

People of Anqing

We’ve been counting down until our next travel expedition, but the last day being in Anqing was bitter sweet. It was a day full of photos, heartfelt words, hugs and goodbyes. As we got on the taxi with our lives (and one way tickets) once again packed into our backpacks, we see the old school guard standing outside the gate

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Come gym with me!

I’m not going to sugar coat it and say everything is perfect and amazing here. There are definitely moments that grind my gears; like e-bikes parked all over the footpaths so you’ve gotta squeeze around them or walk on the road, not always being understood when you want to do the simplest things, the lack of hygiene, feeling like you’re

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CCTV Cribs

Dis is obviously not a rip-off from ‘MTV Cribs’.    Bringing you CCTV Cribs (China Central Television) Our home aint like no place we stayed in NZ, it’s got flow-rescent lights cos dey easy on da bills,  we got kitchen benches dats about mid thigh high, we got a massive KONKA TV mano-factured from da one and only, and steel

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Anqing, China

It has been two months since arriving to Anqing in China – our new home for 10 months. Where do I begin? Anqing is a different world.. It’s definitely what you call ‘real China’ with little Western influence.. There are old men and women doing tai chi in the parks, playing Chinese checkers or cards outside shops with a cigarette

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