Saturday, May 12, 2012

Asia Trip By Numbers

Number of days gone: 21
Number of cities visited: 7
Number of old friends seen: 2
Number of new friends made: 5

Number of train rides: 2
Longest train ride: 25 hours
Number of long-distance bus rides: 6
Number of laugh-out-loud China moments: 3

Number of crazy national holidays encountered: 1 (not recommended in a country of 1.4 billion)
Number of traffic jams during sid crazy national holidays: 1
Number of new foods tried: 2 (fresh bamboo, fermented crab. I almost added horse to the list but chickened out. It was a very small town in China.)


Number of stitches knit: somewhere in the 20,000+ range
Number of journal pages written: 37
Number of naps taken: 5
Number of bicycle rides: 4
Number of hikes: 3
Pairs of shoes that will never quite be the same again: 2
Number of times I pretended to be photographing something else so that I could snap a shot of members of the sisterhood of knitting: 1

Couple more photos to share later!

Also, I am unofficially playing along with MMM and haphazardly snapping photos, will upload those at some point.

Happy Mothers Day!


poet said...

Amazing! Sounds like a great time...

Sigrid said...

It looks like an amazing trip. All that in 21 days? You must be tired/exhilarated.

Alessa said...

Sounds like a wonderful trip! I'd love to hear a little more about it! :)

gypsybiscuit said...

Welcome back! You've been missed!

Violet said...

Sounds like a great trip. Do you speak the language and everything?

Tast of Travel said...

Impressive numbers!

Minnado said...

Great photos and stats...more please so I can live vicariously through you! I love the curved roof tops especially. Glad you hadd a good trip. x

Anonymous said...

Ah love this post :)