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Name: Brian
Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: Chongqing, China
Join Date: July 21, 2014
Contributions: Besandri has written about 90 places, shared 2,144 photos, left 2,372 comments, and smiled 51,541 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs
Travel Plans
Xi'an, China
Oct 17, 2017 – Oct 18, 2017
China: Meet up Nolan 14-17. Jingjing / Huanghou
Chongqing, China
Oct 18, 2017 – Dec 18, 2017
China: Huanghou, Xichen. Zhangjaijie NP Anshun-Huangguoshu Yangtze River
South Island, New Zealand
Dec 18, 2017 – Jan 22, 2018
NZ: Family visit and fishing
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Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
Only English unfortunately as there are lots that I would like to learn. Trying to learn Spanish. Failed attempt at Afrikaans.
Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
+ Myanmar, I just love the country
+ Antartica cruise with 18 others from TB
+ Mongolia Eagle Festival then to Tibet
+ Greenland, such a unique place
+ South African game parks, canoeing down the Zambezi river.
+ China: Beijing, Huangshan, Dunhuang, Chengdu.
+ Cabo San Lucas, the start of my home exchanges.
+ Banff - Jasper, the scenery is magnificent
+ Anywhere in SE Asia,
- Being Shanghaied in Shanghai, you just have to watch those coffee shops
Lots of travel planned as I am now retired.
Love the outdoors, nature and wildlife and seeing new countries.
Not so keen to see buildings and museums.
Love the summers and I don't like winters.
I prefer to stay in basic accommodation.
SE Asia is where I hope to spend a lot of time in the future.
cimtech says:
Brian, have fun in China ! Never been to Chengdu, please share your trip story and pictures! I have just finished Eastern Africa trip, now in Southern part of the continent! Safe Travel ...Hasan
Posted on: Oct 11, 2017
drmorrisj says:
Have fun in China!
Posted on: Sep 28, 2017
sky69 says:
Lucky you, Brain !
Wish i could join your trip, hehe
I'm thinking of hitting few islands in Thailand next month,, hope we can meet, If you around!!
Posted on: Sep 21, 2017
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