Category Archives: Tiger Leaping Gorge

Walnut Garden – Tiger Leaping Gorge

One of the most eviscerating, all-out, no-holds-barred duels to the death I had encountered on wikitravel.org described the path to Walnut Garden. Some viewed the path as essential, others, skippable. Of course you can’t see the individual edits so the

Walnut Garden – Tiger Leaping Gorge

One of the most eviscerating, all-out, no-holds-barred duels to the death I had encountered on wikitravel.org described the path to Walnut Garden. Some viewed the path as essential, others, skippable. Of course you can’t see the individual edits so the

Down Tiger Leaping Gorge

Going down seems like it would be easier than up. That’s the hope that keeps you going up in the first place. Yet, going downhill I found myself perpetually in the rear of the group, often on my own rear.

Down Tiger Leaping Gorge

Going down seems like it would be easier than up. That’s the hope that keeps you going up in the first place. Yet, going downhill I found myself perpetually in the rear of the group, often on my own rear.

Across Tiger Leaping Gorge

Temperatures dipped to freezing at night—at least freezing for a Californian. I was suddenly glad I brought the heavy jacket, hat and gloves that—along with the camera and tripod—weighed down my pack during the day. The cloudy weather was ideal

Across Tiger Leaping Gorge

Temperatures dipped to freezing at night—at least freezing for a Californian. I was suddenly glad I brought the heavy jacket, hat and gloves that—along with the camera and tripod—weighed down my pack during the day. The cloudy weather was ideal

A Night at Tea-Horse Guesthouse

During dinner and breakfast I set up the GH2 to record the sunset and sunrise. Not that we saw either, on account of the cloudy weather and the towering mountains. Still the clouds made for an interesting and sometimes intimidating

A Night at Tea-Horse Guesthouse

During dinner and breakfast I set up the GH2 to record the sunset and sunrise. Not that we saw either, on account of the cloudy weather and the towering mountains. Still the clouds made for an interesting and sometimes intimidating

Up Tiger Leaping Gorge

Alain (the “You made it!” Frenchman) had left for Tiger Leaping Gorge the day before. Maya, with her fear of heights, decided not to go at all. Ezra doubted he could find food and lodging to meet his picky eating

Up Tiger Leaping Gorge

Alain (the “You made it!” Frenchman) had left for Tiger Leaping Gorge the day before. Maya, with her fear of heights, decided not to go at all. Ezra doubted he could find food and lodging to meet his picky eating