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What’s Special About Tea from Man Zhuan Mountain

Man Zhuan Mountain in China is famous for its tea, but what’s so special about the teas and the mountain? After all, China has lots of mountains on which tea is grown – some cultivated and some wild. 506 more words

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Eight New Genera, Thirty New Species of Linyphiid Spider Discovered in China

Scientists from the Institute of Zoology with the Chinese Academy of Sciences have devoted years of their careers to studying the astounding diversity hidden in the depths of the Xishuangbanna tropical rain forests. 175 more words

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Sunday in the Park: Kunming, Yunnan Province, China

The parks in China brim with life.  One Sunday, Barry and I found ourselves in Green Lake Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China.

People play music of various kinds throughout the park. 141 more words


The marvellous markets for tea in Kunming

When we’d initially planned on basing ourselves in Kunming, the idea was to make it a starting point for visits to tea plantations in Yunnan Province, with special interest in Puer. 925 more words

You need to go to China

Traveling China takes resilience, a good immune system, a strong stomach and a very open mind. If you are lacking in some, I was personally lacking in all, well don’t worry. 386 more words


Yunnan Province, China - our favourite part of the country (in pics)

Once we’d taken the decision not to go through Laos to Vietnam, we had a couple of days to spare before we wanted to leave China, so from Kunming we took a bus up to Lijiang, an old town on the ancient tea horse route to Tibet and beyond. 268 more words