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CHINA, THE NOT-SO-FORBIDDEN KINGDOM by Tessa Lorien

July 1st 2010
In May 2006, I had the chance to go on a tour of China and it turned out to be a wonderful experience. I hesitated when the question first came up because I didn’t want to go on a land tour. In the past year, I had gotten hooked on cruising, and didn’t want to go on any other type of vacation. Going to six or seven cities in China, taking flight and trains and buses, going from hotel to hotel ... read more
Asia » China

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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