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After almost one month of not riding our bikes while staying in Hong Kong and Macau, we decided to get fit again and to cycle as much as we can during our second 30 days stay in China. This time we wanted to explore the provinces Guangdong and Guangxi before going further West to Yunnan. […]Continue Reading


From Macau we went straight to Kaiping. The surrounding villages are famous for their very unusual buildings called Diaolou. They look like towers and are a strange mix of different European architecture styles with a Chinese influence. Most of them were built at the beginning of the 20th century by Chinese emigrants that got wealthy […]Continue Reading


Our days in Hong Kong had passed much quicker than we thought, but instead of going back to China we decided to check one more Special Administration Region – Macau. Much smaller than Hong Kong, this former Portuguese colony welcomed us with fabulous narrow streets just like in Porto or Lisbon, great coffee shops and […]Continue Reading


We have got a double entry visa for China with 30 days for each stay, which means that we had to leave the country after one month and re-enter it once again. Hong Kong seemed like a nice option for this short break. Especially because it is visa free for most of the European countries […]Continue Reading


One of the cities we wanted to visit in China during our first month was Guilin. We have read quite a lot about this city and decided to change our plan a bit and instead of going straight to Hong Kong, take a little detour and give it a try. It turned out to be […]Continue Reading