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Shangri-La

August 26th 2018
Shangri La I begin this great journey from the town of Zhongdian, also known as "Shangri La", even though the name sounds evocative, the town, nowadays, has lost its magical ambiance that it used to have a long time ago. This is my second experience in the Tibetan world, after the "Labrang monastery" in Xiahe, Gansu province. Zhongdian is a good place to hang around for some day ... 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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