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Guangzhou, China

I have visited some of the major cities in China (still a lot to go!), and realized how unique each of these gigantic metropolises are, as they act like small individual countries inside the vast “Chinese Empire”.
Out of the five enormous megalopolises I have visited during my Chinese trip, the closest one to my heart is the last station of my Chinese journey, the city of Guangzhou.
Probably this decision has something to do with the weather (warm & …

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Tiger Leaping Gorge

The two days long hike at Tiger Leaping Gorge leads through one of the deepest gorges in the world, with a maximum depth of around 3,700 meters (12,434 feet) from river below to mountain peak above.
The gorge is located in Yunnan province, around 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of Lijiang City.
Hiking in the gorge must not to be taken casually, and even for those in a good physical shape, it is a tough a workout.
The path constricts …

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Dali Old Town, Yunnan, China

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An old lady preparing some Chinese sweet rice puding in Dali Oldtown
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Diaoyu Fortress, Chongqing, China

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A several hundred year old tree in the courtyard of the temple in Diaoyu Fortress
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The Wulong Karst, Chongqing

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Crowd on the path. Like at any other Chinese sight, don't expect to be alone! Tens of thousands visit this stunning geographical park daily.
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Chongqing, China

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Passenger information screen indicating 297km/h speed on the high-speed train between Chengdu and Chongqing
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Dujiangyan Scenic Area, Sichuan

When visiting Chengdu, Sichuan, a day trip out of the city to Dujiangyan, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must for every traveler. You need to calculate at least a whole day for this trip. Leave early in the morning with a bullet train from Chengdu and don’t expect to return before late afternoon or at night.
“Dujiangyan (Chinese: 都江堰; pinyin: Dūjiāngyàn) is an ancient irrigation system in Dujiangyan City, Sichuan, China. Originally constructed around 256 BC by the

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The Giant Buddha in Leshan, Sichuan

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View on the Giant Buddha from the steep and narrow path leading towards the feet of the Buddha
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