Chengdu May 2017

Chengdu is the capital of China’s Sichuan province and is one of the only major places that has maintained its name nearly unchanged and its location from imperial to communist eras.  Chengdu served as capital to Liu Bei’s Shu during the Three Kingdoms Era (220-280 AD).  Nowadays, it is famed for being the home of … Continue reading Chengdu May 2017

Munnar Feb 2017

From Madurai, we drive about 4 hours to reach Munnar.  Munnar is a hill station located at 1,600 meters in the Western Ghats range of mountains in Kerala.  It once served as the summer resort for the British Government in South India.  It is still a popular resort town nowadays with tea plantations, small towns, … Continue reading Munnar Feb 2017