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The Forbidden City - Beijing - China

Week 5 - I'm Fat But I'm Happy

January 1st 2010
The last time I wrote, I was just about to leave Mongolia towards my final destination, China. By now I was more than happy if I didn’t see another long distance train for a considerable length of time! With everybody on the train in a similar ‘I can’t wait to sleep in a proper bed without the smells of body odour and regurgitated vodka and pot noodle dinners’ mood, the final leg of th ... 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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