Up, Up, and Away: Yangshuo, 2005

Like many other things I did during my first trip to China, the hot-air balloon ride wasn’t my idea. I had gone on what was meant to be a two-week tour of Hong Kong and southern China with Elaine (not her real name), an American classmate of mine from Beijing. After several days in HongContinue reading “Up, Up, and Away: Yangshuo, 2005”