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The Forbidden City

Hello China my old friend....

April 21st 2011
This is the first part of the journey where we tread on familiar ground. Although there's nothing particularly new to see it will be interesting to see how things have changed over the last five years. Five years isn't such a long time, but this is China. While the rest of the world spiralled into an economic black hole it has boomed, it also hosted the Olympics only a couple of years a ... 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
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