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The Great Wall: Quick Tips Before You Go

One of China’s most popular tourist destinations is the centuries-old Great Wall. This series of walls and fortresses forms a line east-to-west along the northern borders of China. Built and expanded over different time periods and dynasties, some sections even date back to 7th century BC! Over the years, many parts have been replaced and… Read More >

Photo of the Week

This week’s photo comes from China– at the world’s largest dam.

China Road

I’m currently reading China Road by Rob Gifford. He is the National Public Radio China correspondent. For six weeks he journeyed on Route 312 from the beginning in Shanghai for nearly 3,000 (!) miles. It is the old Silk Road and runs through the Gobi Desert to Central Asia to Persia and then on to… Read More >