Huangshan and the Milky Way

A few hours later, the alarm sounded (how I hate that noise) and we headed out again to Dawn Pavilion. As soon as we left the hotel and looked up we could see the change in the stars. A big bunch of bright stars trailed across the sky with a dark hole in the middle of them. It was our first time seeing the centre of the Milky Way. 

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Climbing Mount Huangshan

Huangshan, or Yellow Mountain, is named after the famous Yellow Mountains that have become world renowned for their unique scale and beauty. Mount Huangshan itself has been described as 'the loveliest mountain of China' and became a magnet for poets and landscape artists, fascinated by its dramatic landscape of granitic peaks, many over 1000 metres high, emerging through a sea of cloud.

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The Golden Gate Bridge

Standing with the Golden Gate bridge towering above me, the cold crisp air blowing through my clothes. The array of sounds from the rushing of the wind, to the traffic speeding past below me, to the eery boom of the safety horn alerting the boats making their way through the mist. The clouds continue to pour in, revealing and concealing the bridge every few minutes. I stand still. Breath. Take in this moment that I’ll remember forever.

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Hiking to the Hollywood Sign

On Mount Lee, sits the American cultural icon that is the Hollywood Sign. One afternoon I decided to jump in a cab to the Griffith Observatory and spent the rest of the evening exploring the Hollywood Hills and making my way behind those famous letters.

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Exploring The Capital

After a busy week in New York City we booked tickets for the Amtrak to Washington, D.C. The official capital of the United States and our escape from the city that never sleeps. The journey lasts around three hours passing through Philadelphia and Baltimore before reaching Union Station.

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The City That Never Sleeps

New York, New York. The city that never sleeps. The Big Apple. The city so nice, they named it twice! Whatever name you know the city by I think it's safe to say everyone will recognise the bright lights and high rises that help make New York, New York.

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