Travel Blogs from Nanjing, China

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The Mystery Tour, Nanjing, China travel blog

The Mystery Tour

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... of a whistle stop tour but at least we got to see the sights. We even took a boat ride, which was nice. At the 'Nanjing Mausoleum', three groups of people asked to take pictures with us which was funny, it even amused the other people in our tour ...

Nanjing, Nanjing, China travel blog

Nanjing

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... On the second attempt we managed to get part way up Purple Mountain to the UNESCO Ming Tomb. The mountain, towering above the Nanjing skyline was thick with snow which meant the cable car wasn't running!? (What happen's at ski resorts!?!) With so much ...

Are We Any Better Than Animals?, Nanjing, China travel blog

Are We Any Better Than Animals?

A travel blog entry by somasized

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The last three days have been spent in Nanjing, China's eighth largest city with a population of 6.8 million. Despite being a bulging metropolis, it had a small town feel and a laid back populace, a nice change after the insanity of Shanghai. It honestly ...

WWII Massacre, Nanjing, China travel blog

WWII Massacre

A travel blog entry by trent

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... and I learned quite a bit about some WWII history that I honestly had no idea about until I moved to China last year. To finish, Nanjing is a very frustrating city, as their bus system is completely illogical, combined with the fact that the workers ...

Nanjing - China's ancient capital, Nanjing, China travel blog

Nanjing - China's ancient capital

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... trip was the ascension of the Zijin Mountain (known as the purple mountain for some reason) that dominates the eastern fringes of Nanjing. It’s only a hill in reality as the summit is a mere 450 metres but it is a beautiful, thickly forested area ...

Nanjing - Japanese Massacre, Nanjing, China travel blog

Nanjing - Japanese Massacre

A travel blog entry by rcys

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Editors note: I was going to try to manually migrate my old blog to this site, but it's too mind numbingly boring and without the pictures, the stories lose too much. Click on the link to see this entry. ...

Just one easy day please!!, Nanjing, China travel blog

Just one easy day please!!

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... a/c on about 25degrees at night, and even then wake up feeling cold now and again. Definitely acclimatising. We're in Nanjing now, the capital city of Jiangsu province where Suzhou and Xuzhou reside. There seems to be an abundance of westerners here ...

Reality bites & Lantern Festival, Nanjing, China travel blog

Reality bites & Lantern Festival

A travel blog entry by kateschronicles

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Back to reality with a thud after my fantastic holiday to Laos and Cambodia. Got back to Nanjing to find that it was FREEZING.......not just my imagination.......we actually got snow. It was quite funny as I opened my curtains one morning and thought ...

National Day Reception, Nanjing, China travel blog

National Day Reception

A travel blog entry by kateschronicles

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... totally astounded and we had a fantastic chat and intend to catch up when I return from Tibet...she is now living and working in Nanjing!! Try telling me the world is not tiny......simply had to share this with you!! All packed and ready to head to Tibet ...

A little bit of Culture, Nanjing, China travel blog

A little bit of Culture

A travel blog entry by kateschronicles

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... of the many pieces on display - I just enjoyed viewing!! So I've managed to give you all another glimpse into China's history. I find it totally fascinating especially when we blab on about history at home which only covers 200 years!!! So much has been ...

Finally Not Humid, Nanjing, China travel blog

Finally Not Humid

A travel blog entry by finechina

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Well... here I am, day number seven! Before I start babbling on about the sights and sounds of Nanjing, I'll give you some background info. My pseudonym is Fine China and I'm a 13 year old, recent expat. MTM (misses the motorbike) has to work over here ...

Day 11, Nanjing, China travel blog

Day 11

A travel blog entry by bethfisher

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... night we then had a early morning this morning. We were woken at 6am for a 6.30 breakfast. At 7am we headed over to Nanjing Middle School for the flag raising ceremony. The assembly started at 7.25 and finished at 7.35. It was really hot, we were wearing ...

File Sharing: Thanks Again, Jenna..., Nanjing, China travel blog

File Sharing: Thanks Again, Jenna...

A travel blog entry by gallivant

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About town, February - ...

Off the radar: Qingdao & Nanjing, Nanjing, China travel blog

Off the radar: Qingdao & Nanjing

A travel blog entry by kepst

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... , things are generally FILTHY here. There, I said it and I will say it again. Filthyyyy). But the trains are quite decent. Nanjing has not left a strong impression on me just yet. I like the wide, tree-lined boulevards, but I don't feel like the city ...

SHH....yes it is Christmas, Nanjing, China travel blog

SHH....yes it is Christmas

A travel blog entry by kateschronicles

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... on my mobile phone.......Anyway turns out that that is exactly what it is but it gives me discounts at various shops and attractions around Nanjing. I just have to work out how to read all the instructions to get the benefits - guess I'll look on it as an ...

Long Story Short!, Nanjing, China travel blog

Long Story Short!

A travel blog entry by finechina

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... , there were two other funny things that I witnessed! One, MTM enjoyed the green screen fighting...(there was a little man on the screen and you can virtually punch him!). Two, I'll let the picture of the billboard do the talking!!!! Until soon, Fine ...

Zaijian China, Nanjing, China travel blog

Zaijian China

A travel blog entry by kateschronicles

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... . For others Mao created a moral wasteland and a land of hatred. No matter what your opinion is when you live and work in China keep it to yourself. N= Nanjing. My home for 2 ½ years of my time in China. A city of 8 million people it is known as the ...

A Day in Nanjing, Nanjing, China travel blog

A Day in Nanjing

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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... and spend a few minutes reading over the highlights of Nanjing. It seems that I underestimated the amount of interesting things in Nanjing and I'm suddenly contemplating whether I should stay a night. I head up to the ticket office and find 30 lines and ...

Nanjing- Massacre, Nanjing, China travel blog

Nanjing- Massacre

A travel blog entry by jenny2802

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... . I ate half of it but it was a bit weird. The nice man also gave me a baked apple though that was delicious. Nanjing was a bit of a whirlwind. I also went on a night time river cruise and spent an afternoon walking around a rather cold park. I ...

Cloudy Nanjing, Nanjing, China travel blog

Cloudy Nanjing

A travel blog entry by gearoids

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... out city. Wide, tree lined boulevards with a mix of old and new.  Next we grabbed a tube and headed to the Nanjing Massacre museum. Pretty sombre stuff.  We returned to the station afterwards to head to shuzhou, near Shanghai.  We went to ...

All Hail Big Nose!, Nanjing, China travel blog

All Hail Big Nose!

A travel blog entry by rtwmurraystyle

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... Museum followed with its 5000 years of history on display, including a very impressive jade burial suite. We rounded off Nanjing with a trip to a pretty unspectacular concrete bridge! The city itself wasn’t that amazing but there was an ...

Day 12, Nanjing, China travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by bethfisher

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Today was another 6.30 wake up, 7 o'clock breakfast. After breakfast we headed off to clean our teeth and tidy our rooms for room inspection. Today we weren't going out on an activity day, we were using today as a Shanghai preperation day. After room ...

Fūzǐ miào, Nanjing, China travel blog

Fūzǐ miào

A travel blog entry by rebecca_redden

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Wenbing met me at 3ish and we went to the airport to meet Jun, Marcus and Seamus & his wife Alice. We then were driven to Fūzǐ miào where we had a meal with colleagues from NUIST University. The food was amazing and there was entertainment ...

New Year and the Judging Queen reigns again...., Nanjing, China travel blog

New Year and the Judging Queen reigns again....

A travel blog entry by kateschronicles

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... with the findings as many have an expectation that life will be handed to them by doting parents and grandparents at a time when China really needs people who are resilient, reliable and hardworking....a policy that has kind of back fired a bit I think!!! ...

Eighth letter from China, Nanjing, China travel blog

Eighth letter from China

A travel blog entry by evamaria85

... . Store hele tiden. Men jeg regner med at jeg skal fejre en lille jul, d. 25. December, på Hilton hotellet her i Nanjing, sammen med Nanjing International Club, som holder en lille fest for alle de udstationerede der bliver julen over. Nå, men så har ...

Tenth letter from China, Nanjing, China travel blog

Tenth letter from China

A travel blog entry by evamaria85

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Så er der sørme gået 14 dage igen, og for mig er tiden fløjet afsted. Jeg har godt nok ikke lavet så meget, den lille nytårsferie jeg havde brugte jeg på at ligge sengen, det startede nytårsaften, så jeg blev nødt til at ...

Meeting my New Students, Nanjing, China travel blog

Meeting my New Students

A travel blog entry by kateschronicles

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What a venture to get to class. I am living in the city but most of my classes are on the other campus in the new suburb....Jiangning University Town!!! This campus has only been open since 2003. Up bright and early to catch the 0650 bus out to the ...

First bit of sightseeing, Nanjing, China travel blog

First bit of sightseeing

A travel blog entry by kateschronicles

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... me!! Her strength was awesome - feel like I've been hit by a truck but should feel the benefits in a day or 2. Nanjing is yet another Chinese city that had massive amounts of construction going on. Everywhere you look they are putting up huge skyscrapers ...

Nanjing, Nanjing, China travel blog

Nanjing

A travel blog entry by tinateodor

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... prica mnozici turistov, ki si v trumah ogledujejo veliko marmornato krsto na kateri je izklesano njegovo telo. Nanjing je v preteklosti, v dveh priloznostih, sluzil kot drzavna prestolnica in kot tak vedno predstavljal privlacen cilj tujim ...

THIS IS VERY EXCITING NEWS!, Nanjing, China travel blog

THIS IS VERY EXCITING NEWS!

A travel blog entry by finechina

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... ! As of today, I have my very own YouTube channel! This will be a place where every week, I will post funny videos talking about China and you can actually get to see what it's like over here!  So, it would be brilliant if you could check it out and ...

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