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The sky bridge, Mianshan  

The sky bridge, Mianshan

China Part 2: The Great Wall of Tourists

May 4th 2019
Another fantastic high speed train took us further north from Chengdu towards Xi’an, the home of the famous Terracotta Warriors and the end of the Silk Road. Being a walled city, I was expecting it to be quaint and filled with old houses and temples. I mean I couldn't have been more wrong. With almost 13 million people living there it'd be hard for it to be described as quaint. It took almost an ... 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
30th May 2019

Mianshan Mountain, Jinzhong
I have been to all the places in your blog except Mianshan Mountain in Shanxi Provence. So I've looked how to get there and it is SW of Taiyuan so one could fly in and access it from there. Your pics blow me away. How come I did not have this on my list when I travelled through Shanxi? Reason - there are so many treasures in China, it is hard to pick which ones to see! Definitely on my wish list for next time. Stunning is an understatement.
31st May 2019

Yes you are right - there are so many amazing places to go in China you would have to spend years on the road to see it all.

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