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Mogan Mountain
China Travel Guide - Travel in Zhejiang

  Mogan Mountain
Mogan Mountain (mò gàn shān 莫干山) is located in Deqing County (dé qīng xiàn 德清县), Huzhou City (hú zhōu shì 湖州市), Zhejiang Province (zhè jiāng shěng 浙江省). It is in the center of beautiful and affluent Golden Triangle Hu (hù 沪), Ning (níng 宁), Hang (háng 杭). Mogan Mountain is National Scenic Spot and was listed as one of the 'Four Best Summer Resorts in China', the others are Beidaihe (běi dài hé 北戴河), Lushan Mountain (lú shān 庐山), Jigong Mountain (jī gōng shān 鸡公山). In the Spring and Autumn Period (chūn qiū shí qī 春秋时期) a couple named Gan Jiang (gàn jiāng 干将) and Mo Ye (mò yé 莫邪), who were expert sword makers, were asked by the Emperor of Wu to make their best sword in three months. They made the unique sword here, so the mountain got its name. Mogan Mountain enjoys the reputation of "the pleasantly cool world".

Wudang Mountain
China Travel Guide - Travel in Hubei

  Wudang Moutain  
Wudang Mountain (wǔ dāng shān 武当山), situated in Shiyan (shí yàn 十堰) City, Hubei Province, China, has been called the No. 1 Celestial Mountain in China. It comprises of 7peaks, 36 cliffs and 24 valleys. Its main peak, called Heavenly Pillar Peak (tiān zhù fēng 天柱峰) stands at a statuesque 1612m and together with the other mist-shrouded peaks, creates a spectacular vision. Wudang Moutain, with its natural beauty exquisite architecture and rich history, is worthwhile a detour from Wuhan. For its enchanting scenery and the legend of home of gods, many Taoists and hermits came to cultivate in Wudang Mountain, it was regarded as the origin place of China Taoism. Wudang Mountain is honored across China with the sobriquet as “the first famous mountain under heaven.” Today, it’s recognized as an architectural achievement and in 1994, UNESCO bestowed Wudang Moutain World Cultural Heritage status.

老马识途 (lǎo mǎ shí tú)
Learn Chinese - Chinese Idiom


In the Spring and Autumn Period (chūn qiū 春秋时期,770-476 BC), Duke Huan of Qi (qí huán gōng 齐桓公) led an army to attack a small state in the north. They went in spring when green grass covered the ground. But when they came back it was winter. Everywhere was white with snow and the wind was howling. The troops lost their way. While everybody was worrying, Guan Zhong, the duke's chief minister, said: "An old horse may know the way." So the duke ordered several old horses to be choosed to lead the army. In the end, they found the way back home.This idiom refers to the value of experience.

Learn Chinese - History and Culture
The only earthen musical instrument is a kind of ocarina called Xun. It can produce sound with a tamber similar to that of human voice, and is suitable for performing some lamenting aria. People in ancient times used the instrument to imitate birds' sound and ensnare them.

The oldest Xun that has been discovered in China up to now was made about six to seven thousands years ago. For instance, a conical Xun was discovered in the Hemudu of the Hangzhou Bay in Zhejiang Province (eastern China), the Xun without holes and the one-hole Xun were found in the Yangshao Culture site in Banpo Village in Xi'an (western China) and Xun was also discovered in Wanrong County of Shanxi Province (northern China), Yumen Huoshao Gou of Gansu Province (northwestern China) and Huixian County in Henan Province (central China).
An African Boy Fulfils His Kung Fu Dream in China
Foreigners in China - Foreigners in China

Foreigners in China

A young African boy came to China to look for the flying heroes he had seen in kung fu movies. He did not learn to fly, but other lessons had made him a hero in his own homeland, and an ambassador in China, where he has stayed for the last 30 years. He Na finds out the details.

Children often have big dreams, to stand in the limelight in front of the cameras, the football field, or even in politics, but perhaps Luc Bendza had the grandest dream of them all. He wanted to fly.

It was a special kind of flight he dreamt about - to be able to float through the air like all those heroes he saw in Chinese kung fu movies.

Bringing a first aid kit with you to China
China Living Tips - Health

China Living TipsBringing a first aid kit with you to China will save you a headache - literally and figuratively. Many medications, or their equivalents, are available in China but you don't want to be navigating your way through a Chinese pharmacy or sitting in the ER when all you need is some diarrhea meds to help you with that spicy Sichuan food you ate yesterday.

Here's a list of things you should have with you...just in case.
Guizhou University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Guizhou University is the only key university in Guizhou prioritized to develop itself in line with the criteria of the "211 Project" . Its predecessor, Guizhou Institute of Higher Learning, was founded in 1902. Later, it was turned into Provincial Guizhou University, National Guizhou College of Agriculture and Engineering, and National Guizhou University in the process of its development. In November 1951, Mao Zedong, then chairman of the country, inscribed in person the Chinese name of Guizhou University. In August 1997 it was merged with Guizhou Agricultural College, Guizhou Institute of Arts, and Guizhou Agricultural Cadre-Training School. Seven years later in August 2004, it was merged again and formed the current new Guizhou University with Guizhou University of Technology. In December of the same year, the Provincial Government signed an agreement with the Ministry of Education of the People’s Rebulic of China to co-build Guizhou University. One year later, in September 2005, it was approved to be one of the key "211 Project" universities

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