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Journey into the Gobi Desert

February 27th 2011
There are those of us who have an extensive knowledge of the whos, whens and whats of history, veritable encyclopaedias of this earth; and then there are the historically inept muppets like myself, whose brief escapade into the annals of the past via a couple of years of appropriate schooling ranged from 'how to build a motte and bailey castle' to 'World War One' with precious little inbetween. We ... 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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