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Lake Qionghai with Xichang lights on the shoreline  
   

Lake Qionghai with Xichang lights on the shoreline

Nighttime on the Lake

May 17th 2019
Xichang, Sichuan, China (May 17, 2019) We are staying at the hotel right on Qionghai Lake named the “oriental pearl” by Marco Polo. The Lake and surrounding Lushan Mountain is an environmentally protected area of about 80 square kilometres. The lake is about 1,510 metres above sea level, and the area has an average annual temperature of 18°C. It was a full moon night and the skies were ... 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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