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London? Paris?

Shanghai 14-16th April

May 2nd 2011
So, we left Beijing at 10.15 pm for our 14 hour night train to Shanghai. I tried to explain to our guide that to travel on a train for so long in England would involve travelling the length of the country and back at least once, but i'm not sure he grasped my point! The night train was a new experience to me, 6 to a berth on three high bunk beds, room enough to lie down and not much more. The ... 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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