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Nanjing: The Mausoleums (Part 2)

On our second day in Nanjing, we went to the two mausoleums located on the Purple Mountain. First up was the mausoleum of Dr Sun Yat-Sen, who is referred to as the “father of modern China”. 554 more words


Winter China 3: A Chinese Family

After our glorious days in XiShuangBanNa, we had to leave. No vacation lasts forever, especially ones to tropical places! We took the plane to KunMing, followed by a transfer flight to NanJing, in the JiangSu province – my mom’s hometown. 1,129 more words


My Dad

Mum asked me to write this because she (and the rest of us too!) are in awe of the things he has taken on board since moving to China.

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Hello and Welcome to Nanjing Nian!

Why hello there! And welcome to Nanjing Nian, my blog about a year living and studying in the city of Nanjing, China.

Yep, you guessed it…Nanjing means, well, Nanjing in Chinese, and Nian means year. 1,112 more words



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Three Days in Nanjing

Before the spring semester begins, my friend Phyllis and I take a short trip to Nanjing! We visit Xuanwu Lake, the Purple Mountain, the Sun Yatsen Mausoleum, the Ming dynasty tombs, and the Nanjing Massacre Memorial! 1,534 more words
Winter Break

And onto Nanjing, one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China (Part 1)

After a couple of lovely days in Hong Kong, the Hubs and I got on a flight to Nanjing, China for a friend’s wedding. We flew with Dragon Air, which I thought might be a low cost airline but they turned out to be a full service airline and a subsidiary of Cathay Pacific. 581 more words