Category Archives: China

Beijing and the Great Wall, (China)

“The Northern Capital“, “The Last of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China” Reaching our last destination on this trip we arrived to the capital city of China. The heart of the country where the former emperor flair can still … Continue reading

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Xian (China)

“Western Peace”, “Starting Point of the Silk Road“, “A giant Terracotta Army” Our next move within China and after our first impressions of what is like to be in mainland China, we took off from Shanghai to Xi’An in the … Continue reading

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Suzhou, (China)

“Venice of the East”, “Paradise on Earth” At little over 100 km from Shanghai to the west is this “beautiful” canal-city. A glimpse of very traditional Chinese architecture, gardens, temples and all criss-crossed by many bridges over the countless canals. … Continue reading

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Shanghai, (China)

“上’ Shàng: Above, ‘海’ Hǎi: Sea”, “Shēnchéng”, “Pearl of the Orient”, “Paris of the East” Leaving behind South Korea, we moved into our next destination; China. A new country visited in our already busy list, currently occupying the 67th place. Knowing … Continue reading

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