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It's a tight squeeze

Yangshuo and surrounds

March 6th 2017
China is full of progress. Mostly this means new concrete buildings, concrete roads and large cars. We are fortunate to find ourselves in Yangshou County, Guangxi province in the small village of Chaolong where we are volunteering at Zhou Yue English college where although concrete hotels abound there are some tastefully renovated mud brick houses which hold in the heat and keep cool in Summer. No ... 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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7th March 2017

It's a tight squeeze
Reminds me of times in the hutongs in Beijing. Are they still there? I wonder. Sad to hear so much old of Guangxi is being replaced with the new...but if anyone can make new appear ancient it is the Chinese. Enjoy it while you can Meryl.
10th March 2017

Renovate
You hope that more and more people will understand the importance of maintaining some of that heritage...

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