This six part series follows the backpacking adventures of Actor and one time Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan, Annie his wife, and their four children, Lucy, Katie, Georgia and Arthur. After walking the Great Wall of China, close to Beijing, they fly to Urumqui in the North West and then travel by train to Xian to see the extraordinary Terracotta Warriors. The Duncans live with Chinese families in rural China and sail through the disappearing Three Gorges towards Shanghai. They discover a country rapidly changing and the Chinese to be exceptionally friendly people.
This series was originally broadcast as Chinese Breakaway and has been sold to various countries around the world.
Read an article from The Guardian 30th November 2002 here.
I enjoyed your travels and now wish to travel more myself!
John from Cardiff
Sadly this vibrant and colourful travelogue draws to a close and it’s been a feast for the senses.