Travel Blogs from Linzhou
... as we drove through the town of Huixian and were reminded of the fact that China is still a developing country, and a lot of people continue to live in abject poverty, and often whole families are reduced to selling stuff on the side of the road while giant trucks and vehicles of all shapes and sizes pass through, spewing toxic fumes. It's a reminder that China still has a long way to go.
Kaiden, Shoko and ...
... was finding the place, given that it was far from conveniently located. Nevertheless, keen to escape to somewhere natural(ish) and also up for a language challenge (such remote locations inevitably test your competence in Chinese) I opted to give it a whirl.
My overnight train from Beijing arrived in the sleepy town of Xinxiang well before the sun even thought of making an effort to get out of bed. The train journey had been fairly pleasant, as ...
... World Cultural and Natural Heritage List of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
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The soundtrack to this entry was by Lemon Jelly
The album was 'KY’
... the Shang Dynasty, which had previously, like the city of Troy had been considered legend rather than history.
Also providing details into the ancient dynasty is the remarkably intact Tomb of Fu Hao.
The wife of Shang King Wu Ding, Fu Hao was also a military leader in her own right and entrusted to ceremonial duties by her husband. Fu's ...
There is nothing that strikes fear into my heart these days quite like the thought of visiting a major Chinese tourist attraction at the weekend, it was now Saturday. I had two options of things to do from my base in Dengfeng: go to see the renowned Longmen caves with countless tour groups, or go to Guoliang. Guoliang had merited a short paragraph in my travel guide and that was enough to convince me to go. Plus it was enroute as I was heading in ...