Big Wild Goose Pagoda Xian May 12th 2007
Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Waterfun
The Big Wild Goose Pagoda was built originally in 652 during the reign of Emperor Gaozong of the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) and it functioned to collect Buddhist materials that were taken from India by the hierarch Xuanzang.
Xuanzang started from Chang'an (the ancient Xian), along the Silk Road and through deserts, finally arriving in Indi ... read more
Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an 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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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