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I’m going to…..China!

I’m kind of excited and anxious all rolled into one.  I’ve never visited Asia so this is a first in a few ways–to Asia, to a communist country, and with a new traveling companion.  I’m traveling with a large group which I’ve done before and disliked but for Asia and China in particular–I feel it’s the only way to go with some peace of mind.  My traveling companion is a woman from work whom I know but not that well.  She has traveled extensively when she worked in the airline industry so we have travelling in common.  We started out talking about checking Manchu Picchu in Peru off the bucket list and would up booking this trip to China instead.   Continue reading