Winters Chilling Tales #11

Day 17 This morning was another laid back start to the day. This morning was another laid back start to the day. The kids slept in again, and then we went down stairs for breaky. I really think we nee...

Winters Chilling Tales #10

Day 16 First sleep in Vietnam was magic. To our surprise the hotel room is really pleasant. Nothing like it looks like from the front. The front is an alley way and we are located up the back, where w...

Winters Chilling Tales #9

Day 15 Shey Shey Beijing; Sin Chao Hanoi. Up at 0520 this morning, actually I was up at 0300 couldn’t sleep, finished off packing and readied ourselves for a day of travelling. The subway system in...

Winters Chilling Tales #8

Day 14 Summer Palace. Last full day in Beijing it also happens to be first day it has been overcast since we have been here. We decided to go to the Summer Palace. This place is massive. We really wer...

Winters Chilling Tales #7

Day 13 Pinch and a punch for the first day of the month. Well this morning was a bit of a chill out morning just watched the replay of Australia’s win in the Asia cup in Chinese. Yes it was a big d...

Winters Chilling Tales #6

Day 12 Walking out the pain. Summers calves have packed it in, had to raid the medical cabinet for the first time for some Deep Heat. We all had a few bumps and bruises from ice skating but we all wan...

Winters Chilling Tales #5

Day 11 What did we do before the internet? I don’t think we realize how reliant we are in today’s society on the internet. We definitely found out today. We all had a great night sleep after our b...

Winters Chilling Tales #4

Day 10 Great Wall Day (Bucket List World Wonder – Tick) When I was younger and a lot dumber I went to Shanghai for work. It was even more fortunate for me that the company had arranged a tour o...