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May 14, 2013 08:21

A friend and I were stuck in Dongguan Houjie last night and stumbled across the "Blue Orleans" jazz and blues bar on the Houjie bar street. We were very pleasantly surprised by the interior and service, friendly smiles all round and the beer was cold! A very nice surprise in China! There ... Details

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Sep 25, 2011 01:34

PA230174 When I lived in China for nearly two years I became a careless by days. I had a visa for one year with multiple-entry. The restriction that applied to me as a tourist was, that I have to travel out of China within 90 days and then when I returned I had 90 ... Details

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May 20, 2011 03:50

I did not think to go to China, but my best friend lived in Guangzhou and tried to convince me to go to China. It was far away and I went 3-4 times a year at Berlin in Germany and I thought it was enough with it. But my friend sent about 500 individual frames from Guangzhou and ended up I went and bought ... Details

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Sep 6, 2010 21:15

We were invited to go "Drifting" on the river. It sounded idyllic on a hot Canton day. Much to our surprise, we were trucked up to a top of a small mountain here in Shishan to a man made river and litterally "flushed" off the mountain in a small inflatabe raft. When they issued us ... Details

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Jul 1, 2009 04:02

We had 4 days there in June - The Dragon Boat festival and Lay chee season. We went to Sa Chuen on the 9 June and had an excellent time visiting all the relatives. All families invite each other for a meal/snack - We went to 4 places in all. Pity it rained as we didn't see the boats racing at all.

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Dec 5, 2008 07:20

‘A mans home is his castle!’ This popular expression dates back centuries to an era when those who could afford to, built themselves strongholds to protect both life and property. Castles of all shapes and sizes can be found around the world. In a country renowned for its walled cities ... Details

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May 25, 2007 08:05

Zengceng city is famous for being the birth place of Gualu lichee.Gualu lichee is worldwide the most expensive and delicious lichee with 10.000 RMB per piece on average.

There is a remote legend about Gualu lichee.Long long time ago,a naught fairy living in the heaven felt boring.One night,she ... Details

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Dec 21, 2006 13:12

Edelweiss, Every Morning you greet me

Wrong web site? Travelling in Austria?
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June 2006- Search world atlas for Dongguan. Emailed reply to web advertisement for English teacher for summer camp in Dongguan, accepted.
July 2006- Prepare Chinese visa application and search ... Details

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May 18, 2006 07:05

There was a time when thousands of sailing craft graced the inland waterways and coastal bays of China. With dark horizontally battened sails blending with the timber of their hulls these unusual craft were often referred to as ‘junks” by the heathen from the ‘west’. They ... Details

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Apr 25, 2006 10:04

When people in the west hear about China, more likely than not it will be in reference to the travels of Francis Xavier. This almost certainly is true of those in the Christian tradition. Stories abound about Xavier's dream to set foot on the mainland of China. And mind you, he nearly made it. ... Details

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