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CHAPTER 21-LAST DAYS SHAOXING AREA-CHINA

January 29th 2010
CHAPTER 21-LAST DAYS SHAOXING AREA-CHINA On my final days in Shaoxing area I just explored couple of places and took a ride on one of the many double decker buses- nothing exciting, but my first since the 1970’s. I also visited the statue dedicated to Da Yu. He was the guy who thousands of years ago tamed the swamps, rivers and floods. The sticky fertile soil was good for agriculture but ... read more
Asia » China » Zhejiang » Shaoxing

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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