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Lion biting oxen butt

This sculpture is featured in many places in Kunming. Its actually a huge replica of a small bronze sculpture found in the Lake Dian excavations.
Kunming: City of Noodles

March 4th 2008
While Kunming seems to have done quite a good job of tearing down its old buildings and recreating itself as any other modern Chinese city, it still offered a few tidbits of fun for Craig and I as we began and ended our trip in this ancient city. Our hostel was located downtown, very near Green Lake, which is a large water park with walkways and pavillions. It's a fantastic place to wander in ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan » Kunming

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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