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Miao women in Danian

2015 in trips

December 19th 2015
I've never did this before - made an exact list of trips of in a certain year. I don't know why, perhaps because I was always more concerned with particular trees than the forest. But writing here seemed like a call to do it. So, well - - - 1. Spent the 2014 - 2015 new year in Guilin and Longsheng. This was part of my 2015 "project" of trying to understand what exactly terrace fields are. How the ... 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
19th December 2015

hanging out with the locals
Beautiful blog with amazing pics Peter. Thanks for sharing.
20th December 2015

Dave, thanks again. There's a larger story behind this trip - it was really crazy, we ended up walking around Danian practically begging for transport, and then this girl just said, Oh yeah, come to our house, and that was it. She was one of the first to be helped by Colors de Chine, organization from France which helps kids, especially girls, from this area - girls used to be, and to some extent still are, very discriminated. So anyway, she way thankful to the foreigners, and loved to help. Still in touch with her.

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