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Between 1405 and 1433, during the Ming era, Chinese Admiral Zheng He,
who was also the court eunuch, commanded seven expeditionary voyages as
far away as East Africa and Middle East. These expeditions, known in
Chinese history as the treasure voyages, consisted ...
... where we had to pause for pictures with a princess. Our last stop was on the way to the train station in the Confucius Temple area. There is a temple there but also an area set up like YuYuan here in Shanghai. The buildings are supposed to look old style and have shops and restaurants in them. The actual temple is along a little creek with boats for cruises. Across the water were 2 dragons in lights and all of the boats had lights ...
The 100 Day Celebration is a big milestone day in China and we felt
privileged to be invited to join in the celebrations for our friends,
Thomas and Misa's son, Zhang Mo. Lots of fun watching the festivities which
included a huge meal,a packet of cigarettes for every guest(!), lots of
Our two days in Nanjing thankfully have surpassed expectations. Nanjing is a clean, calm and picturesque modern city. Arriving on a Sunday afternoon we were amazed that the freeway from the airport was relatively free of cars.
It was nice to be met at the airport and ushered onto a bus. With only 6 of us to be collected luggage collection wasn't so onerous. The Novotel Central is what you would expect of a high end hotel but I suspect that things ...
... women 'worked' for them voluntarily, in some capacity or another, and obviously the Chinese think this is incorrect. Either way once we arrive in Taiwan we shall use the non-monitored Internet to Google it all. After leaving the museum it was interesting to hear our relatively well educated guide say she was ashamed of the Chinese people who visit Japan still - "they have no national pride" - and that Japanese had stopped coming in recent times too. It was a ...