From the Sea to the Mountains!

From Weizhou island in the South-East of Guangxi Province, I traveled to the very west of the Province: Leye (乐业). The main reason to go there was the National Geological Park of Leye. It’s quite hard to get there, but hitchhiking did its job again! The people living in Leye county are mainly from the…

Chickens’ Paradise

The next stop on my journey through the South of China was Guangxi Province. I took the boat from northern Hainan island back to the mainland of China. On the boat to Guangxi I met Duosong, a guy from Hainan and we shared food and stories and had a nice boat trip together. I arrived…

Island hopping and barefoot climbing

After I met my friend XiaoLi, he took me to Fènjièzhōu island (分界洲岛), a small, beautiful island where he already worked for several months in a small restaurant. He showed me around his little paradise: The island can be easily explored within one day. There are two mountains to climb. Also you can go swimming…

New Province, Old friends

I arrived at Hainan Province, the most Southern Province in China, right next to Vietnam. The Province is famous for beaches, the Sea, Coconut, the hot summers and watersports. I arrived last night in Haikou, the capital of the Province and stayed in a hostel, where the people were so happy to host a foreigner!…

A new chapter begins

Two years I’m in China now. My Chinese improved, my friends circle grew and I learnt a lot during this period of time. I just got awarded the Master degree of the Xiamen University and look back at 2 beautiful years getting to know awesome people from all over the world It’s time to to…

, visiting 9 Provinces in the following sequence: Inner Mongolia Ningxia Gansu Xinjiang Qinghai Sichuan Yunnan Guizhou Guangxi If you ask me for my favorite place during my journey, I can’t really decide because each province has its distinct specialties. Xinjiang Province was like a journey to the middle east, Gansu was like a journey…