Entries from 'ancient'

Beijing, China

Beijing, China Amazing great wall trip, forbidden city, some temples and a few parks! Heavy pollution though that caused me to have cold like symptoms and a horrible sore throat (started coughing up the grossest black stuff). I dont know how people live here and smoke cigarettes and dont all have cancer. Finally, saw other…

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Xian, China

Xian, China Terracotta Warriors and biking the ancient wall. These are the two most famous things to do in Xian. Also, Xian was the old main city in China connecting the silk trade route west. There is a large Muslim quarter in Xian blending asian and Muslim foods and culture. WEATHER – 4/5 stars My…

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Lijiang, China

Lijiang, China Lijiang is a world heritage site and is a gorgeous ancient village. It is touristy, catering to chinese tourists (really no english spoken and few english signs). I loved the town though, thought is was very beautiful. WEATHER – 4/5 stars The weather was mostly sunny and warm during the day, in the…

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Dali, China

Dali, China Ancient town in the Yunnan providence next to a giant lake between two mountain ranges. Very pretty village and location. WEATHER – 4/5 stars Compared to the warm weather of Kunming, it was a bit chilly. It was partly cloudy but still nice enough to want to walk around the town. TRANSPORTATION –…

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Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An, Vietnam My favorite city in Vietnam! It has cool buildings, cool vibes and a really nice beach. It’s small enough that it still has some more authentic Vietnamese things like rice paddies and fishing. It was also the lantern light festival which I think made it more beautiful. WEATHER – 3/5 stars It…

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