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Macau without casinos

Date: 10/2/2011 8:24:00 AM by franciodipizza Tags: Macau tourism tradition europe mix culture

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In september I've been in Hong Kong and Macau with my parents who came to visit me. And I can say that it was a very nice experience. First of all I would like to say that Macau is not just casinos and gambling but it's a fantastica and fashinating mix of chinese traditions and portugese architecture.

We landed in Macau just around lunch time, after taking the fast ferry f

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Two Months in China: First Impressions

Date: 8/5/2011 3:53:00 AM by MannyLaMancha Tags: culture

Chinese garbage truck

Before I came to China, I had an almost romanticized picture in my head of the "mystical Far East." I didn't come here expecting everyone to know kung fu and wear traditional Chinese outfits, but I thought I would encounter something reminiscent of an ancient culture. For the most part, I was wrong.

I arrived in Changchun to begin my year-long teaching experience. Al

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China the Beautiful

Date: 2/7/2011 4:46:00 AM by okbill1020 Tags: Shanghai culture friends humor honesty helpfulness

Shanghia Ice Skating is great

Hi, when i first visited Shanghai 3 years ago, it was a business trip i was uncertian how i would enjoy. I had a picture that the food would be too different, the people would be un-approachable due to language, also had lingering thoughts about how to deal with very strict policies and rules. To my extreme pleasent surprize, all of these concerns were unjustified.

The Food: I

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Guangxi 4 Travel notes of the places around Nanning

Date: 12/9/2008 8:49:00 PM by agang Tags: People culture scenery

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 Guangxi 5 Yangmei ancient town and Jinxiu Tuen
Yangmei ancient town

 

Ferry:This ferry is the sole way to go to Yangmei ancient town for people and vehicles. The man ride motorcycle loaded with 2 fridges,like an acrobat. How skillful!

 

Wild river fish sold beside the ferry

 

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China to see the real life,China to see the real life,Guangxi 2 Visit the northwest of Guangxi

Date: 11/27/2008 10:09:00 PM by agang Tags: The common people scenery culture Guangxi customs

A Zhuang girl in black

 Guangxi 2 Visit the northwest of Guangxi


Encheng city: Encheng city is located in the downstream of Lijiang river. With the crossing rivers and quiet paths,this place looks like the Taohuayuan,the ideal place described in the article of Taoyuanming,a poet of eastern jin dynasty.


Stone bridge:The stone bridge is tough,adding to the beautiful landscapes o

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