China isn't a country - it's a different world. Unless you have a couple of years and unlimited patience, it's best to follow a loose itinerary here, such as following the Silk Road, sailing down the Yangzi River, or exploring the Dr Seuss landscape of Guangxi Province. From shop-till-you-drop metropolises to the epic grasslands of Inner Mongolia, China is a land of cultural and geographic schisms. It's not that it has completely done away with its Maoist past - it's more that the yin of revolutionary zeal is being balanced by the yang of economic pragmatism. China is a country of great contrasts, with picturesque rural landscapes and congested cityscapes, and natural beauty that ranges from the untamed to the idyllic - from the windswept plains of the Gobi Desert and Mt Everest's notorious northern face to Yangshuo's gorgeous karst scenery. China is huge and wild enough to satisfy your explorer instinct, and is a great rollercoaster ride for anyone with a little time and an instinct for travel.
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Lonely Planet is the essential guidebook, especially for backpackers. This book contains detailed maps and information for all major tourist sites, hotels, and restaurants in China. A must if you are going independently. Read full review
Vegetarianism in China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vegetarianism has been practised for almost two thousand years in China for both religious and philosophical reasons, and its practitioners have included ...
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China Focus - 10/1/2007 - Publishers Weekly
East is East..., Rudyard Kipling said, but he'd be surprised at just how completely the twain is meeting these days, what with China fast becoming the hot ...
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Beijing City China Offline Sources Bibliography,by China Report
Beijing City Offline (written & printed) Resources page, China Sources Bibliography, by China Report.
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Booking a Passage to China - 3/1/2003 - Library Journal
Throughtout much of China's history, from the construction of the Great Wall to the Cultural Revolution, foreign travelers have been forbidden
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Art, History & Culture of China - Syllabus
Colorado Mountain College - Great Travels Program - Art, History & Culture of China & Tibet - Syllabus.
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Green China View - Biosani Lda.
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China Private Journey
This excellent series has done it again with a stylish guidebook laced with maps and color photos that brings to life old and contemporary China. ...
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