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CHINA


Location - Asia; Capital - Beijing; Population - 1.3 billion; Currency - Yuan MORE CHINA

From the Macau border I took a bus to Canton, also known as Guangzhou, in 1999.

 

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china41Reading the newspapers in Canton

 

 

chin42Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Canton

 

 

chin43Playing a boardgame in a park, Canton (any idea what game?)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

chin44Any animal is fair game at Canton's Qingping Market - these are tortoises stretched on to wooden crosses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

chin45Live turtles at Qingping Market, Canton

 

 

 

chin46Snake skins, Qingping Market, Canton

 

 

chin47The town centre of Yangshuo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

chin48Yangshuo is famous for its limestone karst peaks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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chin48bThe beautiful scenery of Yangshuo

 

 

chin48cThe Li River, Yangshuo

 

 

chin49Fishing on the Li River, Yangshuo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

chin50Li River, Yangshuo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

chin51aPassing paddy fields on a bike ride near Yangshuo

 

 

chin52Countryside near Yangshuo

 

 

chin53aLooking out from Moon Hill near Yangshuo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

chin55Bicycle park at Nanning

 

 

chin56Nanning road signs

 

 

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LINKS

www.chinatoday.com  - lots of info about China

http://en.beijing2008.cn - Official site for the Beijing Olympics

www.beijingeguide.com - guide to Beijing

 

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