China

China

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An exceptional cuisine, an exceptional cultural heritage, and more exceptional landscapes:
Welcome to China, a unique and… exceptional country!

 

Language(s)
Chinese mandarin, cantonese
Currency
Yuan
Hitchhiking
Easy
Wild camping
Forbidden in Xinjiang, tolerated elsewhere
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The mystical mountains of Han’s land – Roadtrip China

Bonjour, Hello, Ciao, Dober dan, Dobar dan, Mirëdita, Geai sou, Merhaba, Barev, Gamarjoba, Salam, Salom, Nihao! Welcome in our series of travel stories which traces, chapter by chapter, our great hitchhiking travel. You are now reading chapter 16 of our travel stories: “The mystical mountains of Han’s land” – Roadtrip in China, third part.

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Tibetan villages of Sichuan and Yunnan – China

Visiting Tibet was, for us, a bit complicated: we had to obtain a special authorization through an agency, follow a precise itinerary, hire a guide and a driver services… All these constraints were not compatible with our way of traveling. So we found another solution, much simpler, to get ourselves into the Tibetan culture: visiting Tibetan villages of Sichuan and Yunnan!
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A special experience – Roadtrip in Xinjiang, China

Bonjour, Hello, Ciao, Dober dan, Dobar dan, Mirëdita, Geai sou, Merhaba, Barev, Gamarjoba, Salam, Salom, Nihao! Welcome in our series of travel stories which traces, chapter by chapter, our great hitchhiking travel. You are now reading chapter 14 of our travel stories: A special experience – Roadtrip in Xinjiang, China.

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Zhangjiajie, our hike in the heart of Avatar – China

Our journey in Western and Central China took us through Hunan; a province of an incredible beauty, inhabited by several ethnic minorities, endemic animal and plant species. It’s also in this subtropical climate province that we found the popular forest park of Zhangjiajie – whose natural elements are unmistakably reminiscent of the setting of the film Avatar. Curious, we let ourselves be tempted by a visit to the park. A visit under the sign of rain, mist, but also (and fortunately!) of wonders… and we can say it, of a real visual slap in the face!

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Destination China: our travel guide

Two months is the (very small) amount of time we had to cross the 3rd largest country in the world: China. From the desert highlands of Xinjiang to the mountains of Yunnan, through the tropical forests of Hunan, we were totally amazed by the beauty of the landscapes, the Chinese gastronomy and the exceptional cultural heritage of this country. Are you interested to visit Western and Central China? We’ll take you there through this guide!

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