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Lanzhou Travel Reviews

Aug 2, 2009 01:32

The small seven-seater speedboat seems to slice through the silver blue waters of the Liujiaxia Reservoir; an expanse of water so smooth that it acts as a mirror, reflecting the austere, rocky terrain that rises up on both sides. The appearance of a similar boat, its sound gradually invading the stillness, ... Details

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Mar 26, 2006 05:03

Lanzhou sprawls along the valley of the Yellow River, the second longest river in China with a length of 5,464 km. Her waters – not quite yellow, really more like milky coffee – flow lazily by on their way to the Bohai. We stood on her banks early on the last morning of our visit watching ... Details

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Aug 13, 2005 14:08

You’ve heard of the Silk Road – the ancient trading route leading west out of China that for centuries was the path along which silk was brought out and into the Western Lands, entering markets as far away as Europe. For many Westerners, the Silk Road conjures up images of great caravans ... Details

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