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Lotus blessings

The Lotus plants have been part of Chinas culture for thousands of years.
#46 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College, China ( First visit to Beijing)

August 10th 2006
Upon arrival at one of the 6 trainstations in China's Capitol, it was obvious that a mega-city was emerging. Beijing has been described in thousands of ways and over thousands of years, but a personal visit is the only way to experience a city, which overwhelmed Marco Polo, the Venetian explorer, "...in its size and opulence." Sadly, many of the ancient monuments, city walls, and palaces have bee ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing

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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