Wanderlust Wendy

Hiking Trip

Danba, China: The Valley of Happiness

Danba Village in Sichuan, China

Life of a globetrotter can be strangely disorienting. One minute, you are in the Tibetan village sharing roads with goats, the next, you are in Shanghai, sharing roads with cars and motorbike drivers who possess severe road rage. We live in the world where we can wake up in one setting and go to sleep in the next. Our minds no longer have the long, grueling journey to process the … Read more

Muddy Road to Heaven: Hiking in Sichuan

Hiking in Sichuan with Yejo Circle

Back in my Peace Corps days, I had the nickname of Posh Corps. Somehow, despite living in a village amidst the mountains of Cameroon, I managed a rather posh life (relatively speaking – Internet connection in a house without running water is pretty posh, no?). It didn’t take me long to acquire a personal moto driver who would come pick me up within minutes’ notice. When my friends talked about … Read more