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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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Highlights of Sichuan Province Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

Visit the giant pandas, eat mouth-numbing hot pot, and shake your groove thing in Chengdu. Hike up a Buddhist mountain, drop by a traditional courtyard home and farm, and chill by the river in Ping Le. Hike and enjoy the natural beauty of Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong national parks. Welcome to Sichuan province! 成都 – chéng…

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My Last Vacation (Part One) Posted by on Sep 13, 2012

Recently I covered some useful vocabulary and phrases for planning a vacation. Well, today I’m going to tell you about my last vacation… in Chinese. For those of you more advanced folks, or those who are really focusing on practicing your reading of Chinese characters, the first part is for you. It is the first…

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