World Expo In Shanghai June 21st 2010 WORLD EXPO:
On Sunday morning we woke very early and left our hotel in Shanghai to head for the World Expo. For those of you who aren't familiar with the World Expo, it used to be called the World Fair and the first one was held in London in 1851. This year's expo is the largest and most expensive ever, and China expects 70 million people to visit the Expo over the course of the summer.
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Asia » China » Shanghai » Pudong 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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