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Tao of an Englishman Frozen at the Top of a Mountain

November 14th 2009
After arriving from a surprisingly humid Shanghai, carrying mosquito bites and a nylon backpack loaded with precious few items of winter clothing, I arrived in Taian ill prepared for the climate that awaited me. Whilst I was aware that the weather in Taian during the winter was going to be quite cold, after travelling nearly 100km north on one of Chinas super fast D class Bullet Trains, I was not ... read more
Asia » China » Shandong » Tai Shan

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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