Tag: Guangdong

CHINA, DESTINATIONS

An Ultimate Guide to Guangzhou for explorers

Many countries in the world have one center- a political, demographic, historical or cultural core. Usually, it is their capital and the area around it. But some larger countries have two, three or even more such centers (cores). One of them is China. Its capital is Beijing, and it is one of the “cores” of the country- the “core of…

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CHINA, TRAVEL GUIDES AND STORIES

AN ULTIMATE GUIDE TO QINGYUAN- A Pearl Between The Urban And The Wild

Qingyuan is a city in the north part of Guangdong province, China. Although Guangdong province is known as one of the elite and richest provinces of China, with its high developed mega-cities Guangzhou, Shenzhen and their Pearl river delta economic area. But there is another Guangdong, with mountains, villages, rice fields, canyons and karst hills. And Qingyuan city itself is the “gate” to this “wild” Guangdong, in the north.

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CHINA

A JOURNEY TO THE LAND OF YAO IN GUANGDONG, CHINA

Guangdong is one of the richest and most famous provinces of China. Its administrative center Guangzhou is one of the largest Chinese megacities, well known for its economic growth. There are also Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Dongguan, Zhongshan, and nearby- the exclusive Hong Kong and Macao. But if you go deep into South China, to the north part of Guangdong and pass…

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CHINA, TRAVEL GUIDES AND STORIES

A JOURNEY TO YINGXI KARST HILLS- a fairy tale of South China

China has many faces in people’s imagination. And one of them is its karst hills landscapes, with bamboo forests, rivers, rice fields, and local peasant’s life. There are a lot of artists, recreated all this beauty in their pictures. Before I came to China for the first time, I thought that these images are only legendary. Yes, I have seen…

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CHINA, TRAVEL GUIDES AND STORIES

TREKKING IN CHUANDIDING, GUANGDONG PROVINCE

Currently we are living in China, Guangdong province, the northern part…
When I settled in China for longer time, I wanted to make some more serious trekking in some Chinese mountain. But my Chinese friends always guided me to some “mountain parks”, with entrance fee, park alleys, benches, trash bins, “ancient” pagodas (built few years ago), small shops with souvenirs, and in some higher mountains- with lifts, horse or camel riding, and many other tourist attractions. And of course, especially during the holiday, it is always crowded with people.
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