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Simatai Changcheng

Simatai - China's Great Wall Legacy

December 16th 2006
As the intensive business week closed yesterday night in Beijing, I was now free to explore new places in China. My Colleagues, Liz Headland and Sam Yeung accompanied me in a trek to Simatai, a segment of the Great Wall that remains largely as the Ming Dynasty left it, 500 years ago. The striking beauty and authenticity of the Simatai segment prompted UNESCO to grant the “World Cultural Herita ... 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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