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One of many bridges on the Li  

One of many bridges on the Li

There are a number of bridges, each a work of art.
#14 Retiring Teacher preparing to teach in China (Some cultural encounters)

March 8th 2006
There is a difference in visiting China as a member of a pre-planed tour-group, in a luxurious Mercedes Bus, while enjoying the comfort of Western-style hotels, and visiting China independently, contracted to teach for a year. The challenges are beginning to give me some thought. Having observed the extreme differences between Western life and Western customs from that of China, some obs ... read more
Asia » China » Guangxi » Guilin

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
18th October 2011

Bridge on the Li
Hi Hans and what a great recognition of your work in China..well done. Just noticed the pic of "Double Moon Bridge in Guilin.....I am sure I am correct in saying this sits on the four lakes two rivers development in the central city area, maybe Ru lake...? The Li River is further to the east. I have walked those bridges many times and they are one of Guilins beautiful attractions. I have just returned from 3 weeks in China. Cheers kevin

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