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A Fitting End to My Journey 20140727_110207

A Fitting End to My Journey

August 1st 2014
Hi All, My six week tour around southern China finishes, quite fittingly, with a visit to 27 The Bund the old offices of Jardine, Matherson & Co's. Not only were Jardine's the first to buy land on Hong Kong Island but also here on The Bund. All from the "brown mud". It's little wonder that China followed the political path that she did. Foreign interference in China couldn't carry on and it wa ... 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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