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Waking up in China

July 22nd 2010
We spent the night in Jie's father's home town of Kun Shan. I had my first Chinese meal last night and it was delicious. I'm really tired. I couldn't sleep on the plane and only slept a little last night. But at least I'm closer to being on Chinese time now. Kun Shan is right outside Shanghai. Today we will go around the city a bit and then head for Nanjing. There's also a city we are stopp ... 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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