Jiuzhai…woah

When they say a picture is worth a thousand words...it is true. But sometimes pictures just don't do it justice, so exactly how many words is it worth? As I previously mentioned, I stayed the weekend in Jiuzhaigou, which means Valley of the Nine Villages. The brief legend behind the place is that a young …

The Wondrous Way of Whimsy

"Off the beaten track." "The road less traveled." "Blazing a new trail." There are many ways to describe it, but only one way to experience it: just go.  This last weekend while people back home were celebrating the dual arrival of Halloween and the time change, my friend Alex and I were indulging the the sweet surprises of …