adventures in the people's republic of china and beyond

Saturday, January 01, 2000


PRC travels

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Beijing: The PRC's lovable capital city and my home for summer 2006.

Shanghai: Old-style grandeur and futuristic skyscrapers

Dandong: Charming little town on the North Korean border.
First stop on our Northeastern travels

Dalian: Shiny seaside metropolis.
Part of our Northeastern travels

Tianjin: Great buns and wide intersections.
The last stop of our Northeastern travels

Datong: Home of the Yungang grottoes, a massive cave complex with amazing Buddhist art

Xi'an: Our home for summer 2007.

Lanzhou: Regional capital and birthplace of niuroumian(beef noodles).

Xiahe and the Labrang Monastery: a taste of Tibet

Home of the Maiji Shan grottoes, cliffside caves filled with Buddhist statues



Turpan: Grape capital of China

Urumqi: Booming oil town and capital of China's wild west

Kucha: Home of the Subash ruins, Kizil caves, and an impressive mosque

Kashgar: Historic silk road hub and center of Uyghur culture

Tashkurgan: Tajik town on the Pakistani border

Yarkand and Karghilik: towns on the southern Silk Road

Hotan: Famous for jade and its weekly market

Minfeng: Jumping-off point for the Taklamakan desert

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