Journey Back to the Ancestral Village

I headed back to my ancestral village in June. That's the thing about being an 'overseas Chinese'. We all have 'ancestral villages', where our ancestors lived and made that journey out of the poverty of China at the turn of the century.  In this case, the village I sought out and visited was my maternal … Continue reading Journey Back to the Ancestral Village

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Lunch on Mt Qingcheng, Chengdu

Often when I travel, the best food experiences are not so much at renown restaurants but the unexpected places where I am surprised by good, honest, humble food. And so it was the case during my visit to Chengdu last week. We had gone to see Mt Qingcheng, one of the most important sites in … Continue reading Lunch on Mt Qingcheng, Chengdu