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LongLi. A Han Fortress in a Far off Land 20190804_174410

LongLi. A Han Fortress in a Far off Land

August 8th 2019
Hi All, LongLi is a small fortress town in the heart of a Dong and Miao region. The fortress was built in the Ming dynasty, 17th century, to bring the region under the control of the empire. The people who still live in LongLi are direct descendents of the soldiers who came here from the east. The town also has a distinct look thanks to its eastern style architecture, so different from the surrou ... 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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