Hi, friends! Thanks for checking out my blog. I'm excited to share some memories with you from one of my favorite trips, hiking the Yellow Mountains in China.
While studying abroad in Shanghai, my friends and I decided to take a weekend trip to hike the Yellow Mountains. We took an overnight train, during which we stayed up and ate trail mix and oreos all night. The next morning, we arrived at the base of the mountain range. We took a rickety bus up a winding road and arrived at our hostel, which was located in the basement of a hotel. Call me crazy, but I kind of love traveling on a tight budget. It adds so much adventure! We paid about $8 per night, and got exactly what we paid for (you can use your imagination!) We took freezing cold showers (thank goodness I brought shower shoes) and embarked on our little adventure.
We hiked for hours, climbing up seemingly endless sets of stairs into the clouds. Pictures can't do this place justice. It was one of the most breathtaking sights I've ever seen. Lots of the bridges we crossed were filled with love locks.
The next morning we woke up at 3:00 AM, threw on our clothes and headed out into the darkness, half asleep. We made it to the outlook just in time to see the most beautiful, vibrant sunrise.
Thanks for stopping by. A little about me — I have a latte each morning and drink about 7 cups of tea a day (not exaggerating.) I live in Atlanta where I'm going to law school. I like long distance running and I love my city and I love exploring our beautiful earth. I believe in following our passions & being free.
I started this blog to document and share my favorite moments while traveling. This is a place where I process my ideas, share the aches and joys of my heart, speak truth, and shine light on the beauty I see in the world.
I've realized that what I probably love most about traveling is the same thing I love about writing — the way it connects me to myself and other people. I hope as you read my words, you feel connected to our shared humanity.
Thank you for reading. :)
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