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[15 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Top 7 Danxia Landform in China w. Google Earth Links | 13,469 views]
Top 7 Danxia Landform in China w. Google Earth Links

Danxia landform is unique here because it’s a landform defined in China by Chinese scholars. Although there are some Danxia landform areas in western United States, central Europe and Australia, they are most widely distributed in China.

In 1928, Columbia University graduated Chinese mineralogist Jinglan Feng found this unique landform in Renhua County of northern Guangdong province.

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[28 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Top 5 Deserts in China w. Google Earth Links | 3,011 views]
Top 5 Deserts in China w. Google Earth Links

China is the third largest country in territory in the world after Russia and Canada. However, few people think of China as a desert nation, yet it is among the world’s largest. More than 27%, or 2.5 million square kilometers, of the country comprises useless sand (just 7% of Chinese land feeds about a quarter of the world’s population).

Ironically, here, I am not going to talk about environment conservation. I will show you five most “beautiful” deserts in China.

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[18 Jan 2010 | One Comment | 3,379 views]
Three Architectural Curiosities You Must Visit In Beijing

We travel because we want to experience new things. We want to see new sights, meet new people, taste new food and just generally experience and be a part of things we normally wouldn’t were we to stay still and not venture out into the great wide world that spreads before us, offering its cultures and treasures and becoming our proverbial oyster, allowing us to sample its delights before moving on to something different.

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[4 Jan 2010 | 2 Comments | 219 views]
Poll: What’s Holding You Back from Traveling to China?

Right now, China is the world’s 4th most visited country by international tourist arrivals after France, USA, and Spain. With its fast growing tourism industry, more reciprocal deals with other countries, and exceptionally rich tourism resources, experts predict that China will become the 1st most visited country by international tourist arrivals by 2020.

So at this very moment, What’s Holding You Back from Traveling to China?

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[2 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Top 10 Canyons in China w. Google Earth Links (II) | 1,430 views]
Top 10 Canyons in China w. Google Earth Links (II)

Taroko Gorge, located in downstream of Liwu Creek, near the entrance of the Central Cross-Island Highway. Taroko Gorge in eastern Taiwan is one of the most famous scenic mountain resorts. Taroko means “great mountains” in native language. As Liwu Creek water erosion constantly cuts through the uplift crust, the marble rock is exposed, thus forming the steep Taroko Gorge landscapes. 20 km-long Taroko Gorge is the world’s largest marble canyon.