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China Travel Guide - Travel in Yunnan

Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture
(dà lǐ bái zú zì zhì zhōu 大理白族自治州) in northwest Yunnan (yún nán 云南) is a famous Chinese cultural city and a national scenic zone. A rich heritage dates back to the days when the city was the capital of the kingdoms of Nanzhao (nán zhào 南诏) and Dali. Dali is a major habitat for the ethnic Bai (bái 白) people, whose folkways are at once time-honored and distinctive. During the Tang and Song Dynasties, it was the capital of Nanzhao and Dali Kingdoms, the political, economic and cultural centre of Yunnan, an important gateway of cultural exchange and trading with southeastern Asian countries, and an important pass of the ancient "Silk Route of the South" (nán fāng sī lù 南方丝路). It has long enjoyed the reputation of "a land of letters". The scenery of the four seasons in Dali like paintings, in many scenery famous spots, they are most famous for four views of breeze, flower, snow and moon and fascinating.

Kashgar Tour
China Travel Guide - Travel in Xinjiang

Abakh Hoja Tomb in Kashgar
Kashgar (kā shí 喀什) is an important hub on the Old Silk Road, a vibrant Islamic centre within Chinese territory. It is the largest oasis city in Chinese Central Asia and 90 percent of its population of over 3, 000, 000 are Uygur. Kashgar is a remote desert oasis in "another world".  The region is completely different than any other part of China in tradition, costume and lifestyle. The western most city of China is the solo outpost of civilization from the vast Taklmakan Desert to the Karakorun Mountains.

Ancient Bridges of China
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

guangzi bridge

Ancient Chinese bridges (zhōng guó gǔ dài qiáo liáng 中国古代桥梁) are universally acknowledged and have enjoyed high prestige in the bridge history of both the East and the West. Throughout history, the Chinese nation has erected thousands of ingeniously designed and magnificent bridges. Crossing over mountains, spanning rivers, they have facilitated transportation, beautified landscapes and have become one of the marks of ancient Chinese civilization.

Learn Chinese - Chinese Proverbs


                Chhinese Proverbs 


When reading, do not let a single word escape your attention; one word may be worth a thousand pieces of gold.

Benoit Stos: An Active Team Builder of Mazars
Foreigners in China - Foreigners in China

Benoit StosBenoit Stos's first visit to Guangzhou was in the mid-1990s, when he was taking a short course in Chinese language at Sun Yat-sen University. Little did he know then that he would eventually return with Mazars, and come to call Guangzhou his home.

Benoit Stos is a hands-on manager. 
As the executive who launched, built up and still oversees the Guangzhou office of Mazars, the French accounting firm, he literally has his hand in every facet of the enterprise's local operations. 
The 38-year-old Frenchman, who was formerly stationed in Paris and Beijing with Mazars - the only company he's worked for since leaving university 15 years ago - came to Guangzhou seven years ago and set up shop with four employees in the Zhujiang New Town offices Mazars still occupies. 
Adapters, Plugs, Wall Sockets and Electrical Current in China
China Living Tips - Travelling

Preparing for your electrical devices and electronics on your trip to China

What adapter do I need? Will my computer plug work? What's the electrical current? What do the wall sockets look like? Why oh why have we not all come together to decide a common electrical current and wall socket for the world? It makes travel difficult, especially if you're coming from the North America, a few countries in South America or Japan - the only places that use 110V instead of 220V. But anyway, armed with a bit of knowledge and some adapters, you'll be able to use your electronic devices.
Beijing Youth Politics College
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Beijing Youth Politics College (BJYPC) is a public school of higer education with a long history of more than 50 years. The former Chinese president Deng Xiaoping personally inscribed the name of the college. Many state leaders have studied here: Li Ruihuan was the former chairman of the CPPCC (the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference) and Ni Zhifu was the former vice chairman of NPC (the National People's Congress). 


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