If I ever get outta here... October 27th 2006 ...I'm goin' to Kathmandu!
I have never been so excited to leave a country as I was to leave China. It wasn't all bad, just not nearly as much fun as the other countries I've visited on this trip. Might have been victimized by overly high expectations. Or the mutton stomach stew inadvertently ordered more than once and not nearly as delicious as it sounds.
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Asia » China 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