A Travel Adventure through the Exotic Land of China

“Where’s my avatar?” Have you ever wanted to explore exotic lands? My daughter and her boyfriend’s journey through China has taken them to some pretty amazing places, like the mountains where the movie “Avatar” was filmed in Zhangjiajie, China.

Where Avatar was filmed in Zhangjiajie, China.Chad Elya

Elya and Chad longed for an adventure so they set out for a month-long trek through China before teaching English in Thailand for a year.

Zhangjiajie  China

Sounds romantic, huh? Well, when you hear the back story, you’ll be tantalized on one hand and horrified on the other. She got lost in the mountains and had a random man drive her back to her hotel. Doesn’t that just give you the warm fuzzies?

 Zhangjiajie China

Here’s Chad and Elya on their adventure into the Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Tiger  Leaping Gorge China

“Happy before the food poisoning incident…the mushrooms had gone bad.”

Happy before the food poisoning incident...the mushrooms had gone bad

Elya’s Instagram comment warmed my heart. NOT! I heard all about her brush with death while in these mountains. Apparently, she ate at a small road stand and the mushrooms were bad. She vomited for 12 hours straight and barely made it back down. What’s a mother to do with that news? READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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