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#52 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College, China (TIBET #2- Day 2 On the train from Beijing to Lhasa, Tibet)

August 30th 2006
Train tickets are not sold until 10 days before departure in China, and with 1.4 billion people on the move every day, soft-sleeper tickets, especially to Beijing, are at a premium. Arthur did manage to connect us, so that we would arrive in Beijing on the morning of our exciting departure to Lhasa, Tibet. One of the world's "great" train-journeys has been made available to adventurous travele ... 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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