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Jim and Leah

Shanghai Botanical Garden

June 2nd 2010
On Saturday, May 29, we visited the Shanghai Botanical Garden. When we first entered the gate, I was drawn toward a forested area where I could hear birds singing very loudly. It turned out that there were cages hanging from the trees everywhere you looked! I found this on the internet about the birds : "The Huamei is a case in point. A thrush-sized bird, it is remarkable for two things: its hea ... 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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