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XIAHE

XIAHE, NOT EXACTLY TIBET YET

June 12th 2007
This is as far as Tibetan culture I will experience on this trip, lots of Tibetan monks and their monasteries in the Gansu province but still not exactly Tibet yet, I feel the Tibetan vibe here, monks walking all over town, in taxis, in pedicabs and as we found out also oggling at scantily clad women at an impromptu veriety/model show at one cul de sac hotel near ours. We would have stayed bit lo ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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