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Our first days in Tai'an, China

February 4th 2009
CHINA DAY 1 We have arrived! Our host met us at the airport with impeccable timing (You know just as we were looking like 2 stupid lost tourists). A brief chat and we find out that we are not off to Jinan (it was always on the cards) we are off to Tai'An. Tai'An is 1.5 hours drive south of Jinan. All the research we did on Jinan is out the window! Bugger! Miss Yen, the principal of the school, do ... 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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