Xi’an, China: Ten Things to See and Do

Xi’an China is probably best known for being the base from which to see China’s famous Terracotta Warriors.  What isn’t as well known is that Xi’an (formerly known as Chang’an) ranks right along with the likes of Rome and Constantinople as one of the 10 Ancient Capitals of the World … and, and … the…

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Bicycling in Tianjin

Tianjin may have a population of 13.5 million … MILLION! … but it hasn’t lost it’s old-school charm.  I have been told that, prior to 2000, only the very wealthy or very politically connected drove cars.  In a little over ten years’ time, this city has gone from a pedestrian-and-bicycling population to a massively automobile-congested metropolis….

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