Chengde - The historical city May 1st 2007
Exploring the Chengde Mountain Resort and the Outer Temples
Summary: Today we visit the Imperial Mountain Resort in Chengde. We also visit a few very beautiful temples here.
Chengde is from Beijing about 260 km to the north and it takes a four hour drive by car.
The Mountain Resort and the Eight Outer Temples is the largest imperial park in China covering an area of nearly 6 square km. It wa ... read more
Asia » China » Hebei » Chengde 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
Life is a journey....... Every path you take, actions you make and people you meet along your way ...... shape who you are.
And remember this: where ever you go, there you are - Confucius
We like to travel around the world, We have been many times in the USA, Thailand (8 times), many countries in Europe, Israel, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa, Hongkong and China. Our hobbys are digital photography and video. We also like oriental cooking, gardening, collecting minerals and playing golf.
Our last adventures were Hong Kong and China (April and May 2009 and in November ... full info