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The wild places: fear and travel in China

I have not really traveled in China. The kind of travel where I’d leave my “home” of Beijing, jump on a train and end up somewhere. 191 more words

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A Typical Travel day in China

April 27th, 2015

This morning I woke before 5 am, nauseous from interrupting my stomach’s normal nightly routine. We finished packing our bags and caught a 45 minute cab ride to the airport, unable to escape the typical car sickness that comes from a vehicle not having shocks, a driver that knows only to slam on either the gas or the break pedal, and a country where drivers don’t acknowledge that there are rules of the road they should follow. 1,295 more words

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3 Important Things Before Your Trip to China

Don’t Do Things That Bring Bad Luck

In Chinese culture, there are some things if done would bring bad luck, known as taboos. Knowing Chinese culture taboos inside out may take some time. 255 more words

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City Wall, Xi'an, Shanxi

The Xi’an City Wall is one of the oldest and largest surviving wall of its kind in China. First built in the Ming dynasty, the city wall has been a landmark of the city for nearly 800 years. 131 more words

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CHONGQING MUNICIPAL CITY: MUSEUM, CIQIKOU TOWN AND HONGYADONG

CHONGQING MUNICIPAL CITY:  MUSEUM, CIQIKOU TOWN AND HONGYADONG

We spent our last afternoon resting in the cruise, opted out of tour of Fengdu Ghost City, about 2000 years, another mountainous climb.  240 more words

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Hiking Mt. Emei

The Facts:

1)Mt. Emei is the highest of the Four Sacred Buddhist mountains in China. The summits elevation is 3,999 meters. There are around seventy-six monasteries scattered throughout the mountain along with the first Buddhist temple ever built in China.

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Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Xi'an, Shanxi

This is the first time that I stepped onto the land of Northwest China. The destination is Xi’an, Shanxi, one of the oldest cities in China that is famous for being the capital for 13 dynasties in ancient China.  154 more words

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