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KUNMING

We take  a short sweet flight to Kunming, (koo-ming) a city of eight million people. Kunming, the old kingdom,  was named by Kubla Khan. At the airport, one member of our group, left the tour because his Chinese fiancé, who was supposed to meet him,  was having trouble with her visa.  929 more words

OPIUM, WORMS, AND PEE TEA

In Thailand we are pushing north for Chaing Rai. We stop and visit this Indigo Dye Works, a family run enterprise that has lifted this old craft from obscurity. 813 more words

Britain Accused of Undermining Afghanistan

By David Blair
London Telegraph
February 6, 2008

Britain’s troubled relations with Afghanistan’s government have worsened with the disclosure that London had secretly planned to build training camps for former Taliban fighters. 127 more words

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