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Amazing ivory carving in the Sichuan Museum  
   

Amazing ivory carving in the Sichuan Museum

Enjoying the pandas, silk lanterns and opera in Chengdu

February 24th 2013
We didn't get lost in the maze of airport construction in Guiyang and after an hour of flying we arrived at Chengdu airport. Chengdu, the capitol of Sichuan Province, with a population of over 14 million, is the fourth largest city in China and the size of the airport alone was astounding. It was enormous - we arrived at gate 65 but there were signs pointing to gate 135! We had trouble finding ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu

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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