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Beautiful snow sculpture in Harbin  
   

Beautiful snow sculpture in Harbin

Wondering where to spend Chinese New Year in 2015?

April 3rd 2014
Feeling hot this summer? I hope this cools you down! Chinese New Year is never a good time to take a holiday in China. Millions of people want to go home to celebrate the festival with their family and millions of others go traveling because this is pretty much the only time in the year when everyone gets a whole week off… As a result, it’s really hard to get bus tickets at the date you want ... read more
Asia » China » Heilongjiang » Harbin

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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9th July 2014

What a contrast!
From solitary bike riding to joining Chinese New Year crowds in a popular tourist spot--I guess now, you can do anything! Great that you and Becky managed to really enjoy the place even though there were so many (and not so friendly) people and such incredible cold. I've always wanted to go to this festival or the one in Sapporo, Japan, so thanks for the fabulous photos that let me enjoy it from my room in warm, sunny Peru.

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