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View from our hotel

Shanghai

November 15th 2011
We got the high speed train from Beijing on Wednesday which took a little less than 5 hours and was pure comfort. Each carriage shows the speed the train is going and we hit a top speed of 311km/hour. The high speed train was introduced in July and there have been some minor teething problems to say the least. Two trains collided a couple of months back resulting in a number of fatalities and some ... 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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