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Jiuzhaigou National Park Posted by on Jan 11, 2013

Tour China’s most beautiful national park with this video that takes you around Jiuzhaigou in northern Sichuan province. Enjoy the stunning scenery of lakes, mountains, waterfalls, and more at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.   坐车的人特别多 – zuò chē de rén tè bié duō There are so many people taking the bus.   树正沟 –…

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Jiuzhaigou (九寨沟) – Tibetan Villages and Culture Posted by on Dec 18, 2012

Located in northern Sichuan province, Jiuzhaigou (literally “Valley of Nine Villages”) is a stunning national park. In addition to the beautiful scenery, there are also nine Tibetan villages both in and just outside of the park. Explore a Tibetan guesthouse and some of the villages in this short video. 九寨沟 – jiǔ zhài gōu Jiuzhaigou…

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Exploring Ping Le Ancient Town Posted by on Dec 6, 2012

Cruise around the streets of Ping Le Ancient Town, drop by the river, and then head out to the Chinese countryside in this video tour. A stop at the Li Family Courtyard reveals farm life in a traditional Qing Dynasty era home, and a night in a guesthouse in the middle of the bamboo sea…

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Better Know a… Province (Part One) Posted by on Oct 4, 2012

So far, we’ve covered two of China’s massive municipalities – Beijing and Shanghai. We’ll save the other two – Tianjin and Chongqing – for later, and today we’ll begin our tour around China’s many provinces. For this first provincial introduction, we’re heading to the sight of my last vacation – Sichuan (四川 – sì chuān)…

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My Last Vacation (Part Two) Posted by on Sep 20, 2012

In the first part of my last vacation story, we hung out in Chengdu – dancing with the locals, eating spicy hot pot, and of course, admiring the incredibly cute pandas. From there, we spent a few days enjoying the scenery of Ping Le Ancient Town, where we walked along the river, hiked up a…

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Chengdu (成都) – People’s Park and Tianfu Square Posted by on Sep 17, 2012

The capital of southwest China’s Sichuan province, Chengdu is both an ancient and a modern city, with a long history and traditional Chinese culture mixed in with brand new skyscrapers that seem to be sprouting up every few hours. A morning here is well-spent wandering the massive People’s Park, where locals gather to sip tea…

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