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Sacred Avenue

One of two paths leading to the Ming Tombs.
Nanjing - History and Tack, Side by Side

April 9th 2007
When touts can be helpful... Touts are rarely a welcome sight. They are often annoying, overly persistent and out to cheat the everyday traveller. However, they can be helpful in China. Most of the guide books (and I've had a look at 3 different brands) quote outrageous prices for accommodation in China. Foreigners who have tried to bargain at hotels have not had much success and it's a ... 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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