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Easter Weekend and the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classic Chinese Garden

We managed a mini-vacation day in the city of Vancouver during the fast-paced Easter weekend and found ourselves wandering through the first classical Chinese garden constructed outside of China. 271 more words


Ming Dynasty and Hong Kong Disneyland

We stumbled upon the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Center in
Kowloon Park, a small, free museum regarding the history of Hong Kong over the centuries. Well worth a visit if you have a spare hour. 85 more words


7 things to do in Jianshui, Yunnan

South of Kunming

Jianshui (建水) is a ancient town located in Honghe prefecture (红河州), just a few hours south of Kunming (昆明) the capital of Yunnan. 1,281 more words


jamoroki reblogged this on jamoroki and commented:

I particularly love the architecture in this post and as usual Gaetan digs up gems from far away places.

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Throwback Monday! - Summer 2013 IMBA in China

IMBA ’13 outside the Shanghai Museum

The school year is winding down and amidst the celebrations, job search panic, studying, and final projects, many of us are reflecting on our overall BU MBA experiences over the last 1-2 years.  945 more words

Chinese cup auctioned for record-breaking $36M

HONG KONG (AP) — A Shanghai collector bought a rare Ming Dynasty cup that’s touted as the “holy grail” of China’s art world for $36 million at a Hong Kong auction on Tuesday, smashing the previous world record price for… 388 more words