Archive: May, 2016

Facts about Sichuan...

Tags China tibet Sichuan Posted on 23/05/2016 by Mandy Richards

The food in Sichuan is delcious!The Sichuan Province (meaning Four Rivers) in South West China, is the second largest of China's 23 provinces. Sichuan borders - Tibet, Qinghai, Gansu, Shaanxi, Guzhou & Yunnan.

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Chinese Inventions

Tags China tibet Posted on 19/05/2016 by Mandy Richards

Did you know that the following were all invented in China?The Sichuan Opera
Ten Top Chinese inventions:
- Alcohol around 2000 BC
- The mechanical clock
- Tea around 2800 BC
- Silk production around 3600 BC
- Iron and steel production
- Porcelain
- The Compass
- Gunpowder and fireworks
- Printing
- Paper

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We need you!

Posted on 09/05/2016 by Mandy Richards

62% of our bikers returnWe grew up in the 'tall poppy' culture of New Zealand, learning NEVER to blow your own trumpet. Now, after 16 years in the cycle touring industry, trying different angles and hunting out the best riding, best local relationships and real and humbling experiences... if there is one thing I am proud to say that we are expert at - it is creating and leading fantastic cycle tours. And besides.. YOU tell us that we do!

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