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Water pot...even the gold leaf was scraped off by raiders  
   

Water pot...even the gold leaf was scraped off by raiders

China

September 10th 2011
Anyone for Chinese? Oh, everyone... My flight to China from Kathmandu was fairly average; Dragon Air, a Hong Kong carrier, were pretty good. Kathmandu airport was...chaotic. It is also quite old school, like an airport from the 50's. Guys stand around smoking cigarettes, and nobody pays much attention to anything you do. Not that I'm suggesting this, but I reckon you could sm ... read more
Asia » China

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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