Tag Archives: Luoyang

Cee’s Midweek Madness Challgenge

Yellow Cee’s inspiring bloggers to post based on a prompt then share the post by linking to her blog or creating a pingback. This week she’s inspiring us to share a photo with lots of yellow. To see more yellow … Continue reading

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Thursday Door Challenge

Thursday Doors is a weekly blogging challenge allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in on the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors post each … Continue reading

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International Hostel: Luoyang

Henan is not a well traveled destination and there aren’t as many budget travel options. I like the International Hostels I’ve stayed in in China, but didn’t see anything listed for Kaifeng. Luckily, Luoyang had a hostel. Unluckily, the hihostels.com … Continue reading

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White Horse Temple, Luoyang

In Luyoang we went to the White Horse Temple, the place from which Buddhism spread in China. There are several legends relating to this beginning. I’m not sure why since by 266 A.D. when the first Buddhists came to China, … Continue reading

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Water Banquet

In Luoyang in Henan, one night my friend Kristyn and I went to a restaurant known for its water banquet, a local culinary tradition. The water banquet is a 24 course banquet with the courses coming one after another flowing … Continue reading

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Longmen Caves, Luoyang, China

The Longmen Caves drew me to Henan. I’d seen photos of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and found the caves with the tens of thousands of sculptures mesmerizing and mysterious. UNESCO’s site briefly explains their historic and cultural significance stating,: … Continue reading

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October Chaos

Autumn Festival in China is next week so it’s time to make travel arrangements. The smart thing to do is to leave the country as in-country travel will be overcrowded, but we don’t have multiple entry visas, though we asked … Continue reading

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