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Tiger Leaping Gorge

The Yangzi River
Tiger Leaping Gorge

March 11th 2009
7th March 2009 We woke up early, excited and anxious about the forthcoming couple of days. We were force fed breakfast by Mama (of Mama's Guesthouse), before jumping/squeezing onto a mini-bus with the other 5 trekkers for the 2 hour transfer to Qiaotou, the west start/finish point of Tiger Leaping Gorge. Tiger Leaping Gorge is one of the worlds deepest gorges, measuring 4000 metres from the peak ... 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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