Advertisement
« previous next »
Chengdu Red Panda  
   

Chengdu Red Panda

China Postcard 2 - Xi'an & Chengdu

July 12th 2005
Xi'an The term underground warfare takes on a new meaning in Xi'an, China's former and ancient capital. You may remember from my China Postcard 0: Problogue, the story of Emperor Qin Shihuang or First Emperor who lent his name to the Qin Dynasty and to China itself. Qin was incredibly successful as an iron-fisted ruler in the 3rd Century BC but failed miserably in his quest for immortality. Xi'an ... read more
Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an

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
Advertisement
Tot: 0.027s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 9; qc: 9; dbt: 0.0023s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb