Tranquility Surrounded By Chaos January 18th 2012 Yesterday was a picture perfect day - blue skies with a hint of white cloud, unseasonably warm weather made even warmer by the bright sunlight. It was the perfect day to do some Shanghai exploring. A friend and I headed over to Jing'an Temple and it was the best choice we could have made.
Jing'an Temple is a Buddhist monastary that was built almost 800 years ago. It now sits in the centre ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai » Jing'an 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