16 May 2011

Book giveaway: Explore Macau

2016-11-24T01:14:24+08:00May 16th, 2011|book giveaway, new books|0 Comments

Walking is the best way to get to know any city, and Macau — the former Portuguese colony returned to China in 1999 — is made for walking. Only seven miles square, one can easily walk from the Border Gate to the A-Ma Temple at the tip of Macau in a day. Todd Crowell's new guidebook describes eight walking routes [...]

2 March 2010

Book excerpt: The Great Walk of China

2016-11-24T01:14:35+08:00March 2nd, 2010|book excerpt, china, hiking, new books|1 Comment

In advance of Graham Earnshaw’s talk at the Beijing Bookworm on Saturday, here’s a chapter from his brand new book, The Great Walk of China. After crossing flat country for most of the distance from Shanghai, Graham finds himself in the Dabie Mountains of rural Anhui Province. Chapter 2: Drinking Games The day’s walk was over and I returned to [...]

10 February 2010

February book giveaway: The Great Walk of China

2016-11-24T01:14:36+08:00February 10th, 2010|book giveaway, china, hiking, new books|2 Comments

How long would it take to walk from Shanghai to the edges of Tibet? Long-time China resident Graham Earnshaw is in the process of finding out. His westward trek is described in his new book, The Great Walk of China, out at the end of this month. Through his conversations with the people he meets along the way, Earnshaw paints a [...]

21 November 2009

Graham Earnshaw on Urbanatomy

2019-07-12T02:17:56+08:00November 21st, 2009|authors, china, hiking, media attention|0 Comments

Veteran Hong Kong and China journalist Graham Earnshaw -- who is currently engaged on a series of walks from Shanghai to Tibet, picking up each time from the place he left off -- was interviewed this week for Shanghai Urbanatomy's Why I Write column. His latest book, The Great Walk of China, will appear in early 2010. Graham will also [...]