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I will leave you now for obvious reasons!

Part 2 of my TravelBlog, highlighting my visit to Harbin is in the making after this necessary chore. Though it is impossible to relate the artic cold I have experienced in Harbin, my visit to this city will be forever edged in my heart and mind. Please enlarge the photos for greater appreciation of the fabulous works of art, made of ice and snow. Your comments and thoughts are always greatly appreciated. See you soon with Part 2: Harbin, China's City of Ice.
#110 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College, China ( HARBIN, Part 1: Ice & Snow Extravaganza, and St. Sofia Cathedral )

January 8th 2009
The crowded and long train left my home, cold Taizhou, Jiangsu, at 6:02pm and 24 hours later arrived in what is known as the "coldest" city of China, bone-chilling HARBIN, the capital of China's most northern province of Hailongjiang. The province of Hailongjiang has its borders with arctic Russian-Siberia, and HARBIN looks more like an Eastern-European or Russian city than a Chinese city. Wh ... read more
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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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