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Big Asia Trip 2018

My big Asia trip starting in Beijing on June 27th, 2018. The plan is to travel for several months and possibly visit the following places: Beijing, Datong, Pingyao, Xi'an, Lanzhou, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Urumqi, Chengdu, Kunming, Dali, and Laos. I got side-tracked and kept going west after Urumqi and ended up in the 'Stans' for a couple of months. Here is where I have been so far: Beijing, China Great Wall of China (Badaling) Datong, China Yungang Grottoes Hanging Monastery (Hunyuan, China) Pingyao, China Mianshan Mountain (Jiexiu, China) Xi'an, China Terracotta Warriors Site Huashan Mountains Longmen Grottoes (Luoyang, China) Maijishan Grottoes (Tianshui, China) Lanzhou, China Zhangye, China (Danxia Geological Park) Jiayuguen, China Dunhuang, China Urumqi, China Kashgar, China Yining Ile, China Almaty, Kazakhstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Karakol, Kyrgyzstan Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan Osh, Kyrgyzstan Khujand, Tajikistan Dushanbe, Tajikistan Samarkand, Uzbekistan Bukhara, Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan Shymkent, Kazakhstan Turkestan, Kazakhstan Taraz, Kazakhstan Dubai, United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates New Delhi, India Agra, India Ranthambhore National Park, India Jaipur, India Jodhpur, India Kathmandu, Nepal Nagarkot, Nepal Chitwan National Park, Nepal Colombo, Sri Lanka Kandy, Sri Lanka Sigiriya, Sri Lanka Ella, Sri Lanka Tissa, Sri Lanka Galle, Sri Lanka Bangkok, Thailand Mandalay, Myanmar

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Epic Euro Trip: 21 Countries in Three Months

These are the notes from my 3 month trip around Europe in 2010. It covers 20+ countries, including Turkey, Egypt, and Israel. We tried to travel on the ground by bus, train, and boat as much as possible. The only flights we took were from Belfast to Amsterdam, Athens to Cairo, round trip, and Athens to Rome.