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Colourful display of lunch

Lijiang: China's Queen of Charm

November 13th 2007
The red, muti-tiered lanterns swaying from the roofs of traditional, wooden Naxi buildings. The uneven cobblestones of dimly-lit winding streets. The sound of water rushing thru canals. These simple things alone were enough to cause us to fall head-over-heels for Lijiang. Add a RMB 40 hotel room and we were hopelessly in love. The three-hour journey from Dali was fun. On board we met Wi ... read more
Asia » China

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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