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... The city is situated in the affluent Yangtze Delta region of China. It is also about an hour away from Shanghai and five hours by train [on the bullet train] to Beijing. Changzhou was founded over 3000 years ago at the beginning of the Western Zhou dynasty. The earliest record of a settlement on the site of modern Changzhou is as a commandery founded in 221 BC at the beginning of the Qin Dynasty. Changzhou got its present name meaning "ordinary prefecture" in AD ...
... with her actions. By the end, we were all nodding that we understood, that the "Ah ha!" moment had happened and that there was no need for it to be translated. Lesley just said to us, "Oh so you understand Chinese now?" We all laughed really hard. It was really funny. Math isn't the only universal language...clay speaks too!
We all headed back to the hotel afterwards, damp from the pouring rain we had all day. The puddles ...
We checked into our hotel around 4:30pm and took 2 hours to chill. We were all a bit fried from the drive and all the walking. Some people were sick today, feeling a bit under the weather with all the activity. I know Trudy was feverish and a couple others were uneasy in the tummy. I was glad to be past that.
I pulled out Tyson's letter today on the bus ride and got a good kick out of his "Simon's ...
... Forrest with over 200 pagodas built over many dynasties where the most important monks were buried. People come to Shaolin Temple to enjoy the view of the mountains and outdoors, to visit the temple and to see real kung fu. The older students (not yet masters) put on a half hour show demonstrating the skills both mental and physical needed to practice the art. It was amazing to see the power of meditation watching the students break a ...
... we managed to pass the other boat. The ride had small rapids, not really big enough to make it too scary, but big enough to get my shoes wet.
After the first cave, we went to another nearby cave. The second cave was much better. Outside of the cave was a very large statue of Fan Li. It was said that lived in the area and he was very wealthy. According ...
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