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[28 May 2009 | 3 Comments | 6,818 views]
Top 6 Waterfalls in China with Google Earth Links

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A waterfall is usually a body of water resulting from water, often in the form of a stream, flowing over an erosion-resistant rock formation that forms a nickpoint, or sudden break in elevation. — wikipedia

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Waterfalls in China
Recently I read this list of “The 100 Best Waterfalls in the World” from World Waterfall Database. I was disappointed that none of 100 listed waterfalls is from China. …

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[28 Apr 2009 | 6 Comments | 10,432 views]
Top 6 Grasslands in China with Google Earth Links

[Sources] 1. nipic.com/sh001 | 2. Cheng Jie | 3. showcheer.com | 4. 仲夫 | 5. zhang hu | 6. qilian.mofcom.gov.cn
Grasslands (also called greenswards) are areas where the vegetation is dominated by grasses (Poaceae) and other herbaceous (non-woody) plants (forbs). — wikipedia
Grasslands in China
China is one of the richest countries in grassland resources. We rank No. 3 in the world after Australia and Russia. China has 320 million hectares of grassland, which is ranking No. 1 in various land resources of China. It’s about three times of current arable land …

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[28 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | 2,218 views]
Top 5 Lakes in China with Google Earth Links

There are numerous lakes in the territory of China. According to official data, there are about 2700+ lakes which are larger than 1 km2 in area. Their total area is larger than 90,000 km2, close to the size of Zhejiang Province. Not to mention that there are also lots of man-built reservoirs. They are vastly distributed all around China, while mid-and-down stream of Yangtze River and Tibet Plateau have lakes located more densely. Here I list the top 5 most beautiful lakes (scenic places) in China.

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[11 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on Top 5 Karst Peak Forests in China with Google Earth Links | 6,077 views]
Top 5 Karst Peak Forests in China with Google Earth Links

Karst topography is a landscape shaped by the dissolution of a layer or layers of soluble bedrock, usually carbonate rock such as limestone or dolomite. — wikipedia
Top 5 Karst Peak Forests in China with Google Earth Links
Southern China is rich in precipitation. The power of water has carved and shaped the rocks into beautiful karst formations. Here I list the top 5 most beautiful karst “peak forest” scenic places in China.
View all in google earth here.
1. Guilin & Yangshuo 桂林阳朔 – The Gallery of Mountains and Rivers
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Music »

[4 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | 1,353 views]
My Nostalgia – Contemporary Chinese Music Masterpiece

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Best of Chinese contemporary music ?
Composed in 1937 by Ma Si-Cong, this music is considered as  one of the earliest and best contemporary Chinese music. Although it’s not as famous as the other two, this music, together with “Moon reflected on Second Spring” and “Butterfly Lovers”, was often introduced as the representatives of Chinese contemporary music.
For the Chinese people overseas (for whatever reason, immigrants, study, travel, etc.), this music is particularly touching, not only …