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The view from my bedroom window - nothing to do with dragon boats  
   

The view from my bedroom window - nothing to do with dragon boats

Dragons, Horses, Security Guards and Noodles

June 27th 2011
Dragon Boat Racing has been going on in China since 250BC, although it took Xiangyang a little while to catch on and they started their own race here last year. Despite this, I have been told that Dragon Boat Racing started here in Hubei Province, but I get the impression that this may be a bit like the way half of the coffee shops in Edinburgh claim to be the one where JK Rowling wrote Harry Pott ... read more
Asia » China » Hubei » Xiangfan

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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