Our journey to trek the Tiger Leaping Gorge began with a four hour stint crammed into very narrow beds on a sleeper bus..
A short but mesmerising trip to Lyon where we attended a gig in the 2000 year old Théâtres Romains de Fourvière.
A wild-card destination where I nearly died from a few shots of whiskey.
After a few days relaxing in Chengdu (part one), we headed two hours south to the town of Emeishan, home to UNESCO world heritage site, Mount Emei. The tallest of China's four sacred Buddhist mountains.
Rokujigen, which translates from the Japanese to 'six dimensions', is also known as the unofficial Haruki Murakami Cafe.