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Longqing Gorge and Tanzhe Si Temple  
   

Longqing Gorge and Tanzhe Si Temple

Longqing Gorge and Tanzhe Si Temple

October 7th 2006
Summary: After we visit the Badaling section of the Great Wall we drive high in the mountains to the Longqing Gorge. This is a waterdam creating electricity for a lot of villages. It is a protected nature surrounding. You go upstairs by entering a very big dragonmouth. Here is a escalator divided in eight sections and the longest of the world. You find this escalator in the Guiness Book of Records ... 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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