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A Short Visit to Pingle Ancient Town Posted by on Nov 12, 2017

A Short Visit to Pingle Ancient Town

While there’s enough to see and do in Chengdu to stay there for at least three days, it’s great to escape the big city and get out to explore a small town. Pingle Ancient Town is the perfect place to go. Relax in a teahouse down by the river, hike up a Buddhist mountain, visit…

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Pingle Ancient Town Posted by on Nov 9, 2017

Pingle Ancient Town

After spending a few days in the big city of Chengdu, why not get out and experience a small scenic town? Pingle Ancient Town (平乐古镇 – píng lè gǔ zhèn) is the perfect place to go. Once an important stop on the Tea Horse Road (茶马古道 – chá mǎ gǔ dào), this riverside town is a nice place…

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Backpacking In Sichuan Province Posted by on Apr 28, 2016

Although China is not exactly known as a hotspot for backpacking like Southeast Asia or South America, there are plenty of great places across the massive country for travelers seeking such an experience. Perhaps one of the best spots is Sichuan province – home to some of the country’s most stunning national parks, mouth-numbingly spicy…

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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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