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Neolithic pot, Yangshao culture.

I bought this pot as a bunch of shards, as a restoration project. I really like putting such a historic piece back together, and do it just. 191 more words

Gansu

China built a giant solar field in a desert

Deserts don’t exactly have the best rep for me. They inspire images of horrific sunburns and dying of thirst – and at best, some sweet cacti, grand sandcastle visions, or… 176 more words

Climate & Energy

Falun Dafa Practitioner Incarcerated for Five Years Sues Jiang Zemin

June 09, 2015 | By a Minghui correspondent in China

(Minghui.org) A Falun Dafa practitioner, who was persecuted for her belief by being held in prison for 4 years and in a forced labor camp for one year, filed a criminal complaint against former Chinese Communist Party (CCP) head Jiang Zemin, part of another… 335 more words

News

The end of the Great Wall

The Great Wall of China snakes for thousands of kilometres to China’s north. At some points it is several layers thick; you can stand on the Wall and see other walls to your north and south. 217 more words

China

Labrang Monastery

Labrang (Xiahe) is a town in Gansu province, China. Historically, it was part of the Tibetan sphere of influence, and today the town is still a large majority Tibetan and Buddhist. 126 more words

China

Khata's and Mono

Sad to say, this will be my last school trip reflection. :(

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Our third and last group travel was more towards the northwest of China to 甘肃 (Gansu Province). 300 more words

Adventure

Back from Inner Mongolia and (parts of) the Silk Route

“My husband (read ‘my husband and his  generous colleague’) spent a great deal of time organizing this last adventure as it was not a very touristic destination and required many advance reservations. 967 more words