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CHINA - Ancient Towns & Villages - October 2019

October 19th 2019
LEAVING KUNMING We left Kunming and boarded our bus - the journey was going to take up to six hours, depending on traffic, heading up into the mountains but it would give us an opportunity to watch the world go by. We were lucky we were such a small group of nine and of course Helen our National Guide so there was plenty of room on the bus and we could all spread out. Water was available on th ... 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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23rd October 2019

Catholic Church Dali
What a beauty. I have posted this in TB's "Cathedrals, grand churches, mosques & places of public worship" thread in the Photography Forum. Yunnan is full of surprises.
24th October 2019

Catholic Church
We were totally amazed with this church too Dave - just love the way the upturned eaves on roof corners made the buildings look so attractive, they are of course the most identifiable part of Chinese roof architecture. The golden cross on the top was remarkable too particularly when I first saw it through the arched entrance. Regards Sheila

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