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Dali

The three pagodas by night
Darling Dali

October 24th 2006
A day of travel really as we leave Kunming for the popular tourist destination, Dali. It was once the capital of China a billion years ago... or something like that, and the ancient city has been rebuilt to replicate the former architecture of its heydey. Turns out it's a lovely little city, very chilled out and filled with western tourists that sit in tibetan-type cafes and bop their heads to ... 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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