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Bananas, Bananas...

Plantations as far as the eye can see. Near Myanmar, there are plenty of banana plantations, rubber trees, watermelon farms, and pineapple fields.
Don't Forget to Feed the Pig

February 22nd 2010
The Dinner Crowd I've been a busy traveler recently, and it's hard to decide where to start. After Chinese New Year I took a trip to Gengma to visit my Chinese friend and her family. Gengma is a Dai and Wa minority autonomous region very close to the Myanmar border. It's also very poor, where most households bring in about $300-$400 a year. I visited the Myanm ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan

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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