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Fuxian Lake
China Travel Guide - Travel in Yunnan

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Fuxian Lake (fǔ xiān hú 抚仙湖) is located in the area connecting Chenjiang (chéng jiāng 澄江), Jiangchuan (jiāng chuān 江川) and Huaning (huá níng 华宁) counties. It is about 60 kilometers from Kunming (kūn míng 昆明). The total area of Fuxian Lake valley is 1,084 square kilometers. Here, the land is fertile and abounds with various local products: rice, wheat, broad beans, tobacco and rape-seed. It is the well-known center of Yunnan tobacco in China. It is a glittering pearl in the Yunnan-Guizhou plateau.

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Baotou
China Travel Guide - Travel in Inner Mongolia

Baotou
Located at the foot of the Yinshan Mountains (yīn shān 阴山), and on the bank of the Yellow River, Baotou (bāo tóu 包头) is the largest industrial city in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The city's Mongolian name means "place with deer", and an alternate name in Chinese is "Deer City" (lù chéng 鹿城). map

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Chinese Temple
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

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Temples is the symbolization of the long history and rich culture of China, and are regarded as valuable art treasures. Generally speaking, temple is not only related to Buddhism. However, in Buddhism, there are many kinds of titles for temple: such as "Temple", which does not refer to Buddhist temple. Official residences were known as Temple since the Qin Dynasty (qín cháo 秦朝). In the Han Dynasty (hàn cháo 汉朝), the living place of the monks from the West also known as Temple. From then on, temple has become professionals of Chinese Buddhist architecture gradually. It also can be said that when Buddhism spread to China, Chinese people called t the Buddhist architecture as temple so as to show respect for Buddhism.

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班门弄斧 (bān mén nòng fǔ)
Learn Chinese - Chinese Idiom

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Lu Ban (lǔ bān 鲁班) was supposed to be a consummate carpenter in ancient times. It is said that he once carved a wooden phoenix that was so lifelike that it actually flew in the sky for three days. Thus it was considered the height of folly to show off one's skill with an axe in front of Lu Ban.

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Health Care in China
China Living Tips - Health

Vaccination Requirements

Currently there are no required immunizations for travel to China, but check with your local consulate to make sure this policy has not changed. Depending on how long you are staying in China and whether you will be spending your time in urban or rural areas, there are different vaccinations that are recommended by travel health specialists. Discuss your travel needs with a doctor that specializes in travel medicine. Universities often have travel clinics that provide a less expensive way of getting your vaccinations. The most useful vaccinations for China are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, tetanus/diptheria, Japanese encephalitis, and typhoid fever. Some doctors also recommend getting a rabies shot and taking malaria pills.
For up-to-the-minute information on vaccination requirements and disease information, call the International Traveler's Hotline in Atlanta at (404) 332-4559, which is sponsored by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. This service regularly updates its recorded message for each country.

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Jinan University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

There are many special features that Jinan University can be proud of :
one of the oldest universities in China and one of the “211” key national universities in China, the 1st university in China that recruits foreign students, the 1st university in China that enrolls students at both spring and autumn semesters, the 1st university that pioneered the implementation of credit system in China, the university with the largest number of overseas students, the only university that finds her alumni in both Chinese and foreign state-level leaders in China......

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International Friendship Stories --- I met a wonderful girl.. Anna
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International Friends --- I met a wonderful girl.. Anna
kev1888s, Scotland / Anna110783, Poland

WorldFriends Networksi had one of the most enjoyable memories of my life after using your World Friends website..i met a wonderfull girl.. anna ..and we talked for about 6 months ..she is one of the nicest, friendliest lassies i ever talked to ..and she invited me to visit with her and her family in konin poland.. having never met anyone from the internet ..never mind another country ..i was a little apprehensive...but i decided to take the plunge..i trusted her and she trusted me ...and i thought its better to regret something i did ..rather than something i didnt ..i travelled to krakow ..then onto konin ..met with her..and she was different than she was when i talked to her on here..
WorldFriends Networksshe was even better than i imagined !! i went with her met her family ..who treated me like one of there own .. her brother jarek was one of the nicest guys i ever met also .they were just so friendly with me .. they made me feel comfortable in every way ..and they showed me a vast amount of different things..things i would have never thought of going to see .. and basically made my visit there the best vacation i ever had... i actually felt terrible after i left !!
WorldFriends Networksi speak with anna ..who lives in london now very frequently..and we are both in relationships ...i can only hope when she finds the time to come visit with me ..that i can make her journey here half as enjoyable as mines was there...i now count anna as one of my best friends..and i know she counts me the same way ..and all i can say is it was one of my better decisions to join World Friends. thank you for letting me get to know one of the nicest families i have ever met..

 

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YOU ARE MY JUNKYARD JEWEL
Foreigners in China - Foreigners in China

By Cool Han


NOTE: The following article is Track A of a two-track series on American indie-jazz band MAYA AZUCENA, who performed this past April across China. The four-piece outfit - Maya Azucena (Vocals), Ivan Katz (Drums),Christian Ver Halen (Guitar) and Bruce Mack (Keyboards, guest), - are part of the The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad program developed by ‘Jazz at Lincoln Center’ and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, which affords MAYA AZUCENA a chance to perform internationally before a wide variety of audiences.

TRACK A: Maya Who?!

He was a Junkyard Jewel, hidden in trash, forgotten too long until found at last
Junkyard jewel with so much inside, hidden from the rest as a matter of pride
Junkyard jewel you are so beautiful, oh can't you see, oh can't you see...
He was a Junkyard Jewel, hidden in trash, forgotten too long.
--Junkyard Jewel

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