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Welcome to the Year of the Horse…
Xin Nian Kuai Le， 新年快乐 Standard Mandarin (the most widely used Chinese) Gong Hei Fard Choy， 恭喜发财 Cantonese （Mainly Hong Kong and Macau) Xing Ni Ju Yi, 新年如意 Teochew/ Hokkien (Mainly in South East Asia and Taiwan) Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated on the first day of the year ofContinue reading “Welcome to the Year of the Horse…”
ZhongShan Park Beijing was full of beautiful flowers
There was a holiday today and we coukd not go into the buildings at The Forbidden City, but the 10 yuan entrance fee for Zhangshan park was well worth the ticket price. There were many flowers there ..Blossom and tulips, and pansies, geraniums and marigolds. The colors were beautiful. This is only a small selectionContinue reading “ZhongShan Park Beijing was full of beautiful flowers”
JuYong Pass ..Great Wall China at JeYongshan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juyongguan Juyongguan or Juyong Pass (simplified Chinese: 居庸关; traditional Chinese: 居庸關; pinyin: Jūyōng Guān) is a mountain pass located in the Changping District of Beijing Municipality, over 50 kilometers (31 mi) from central Beijing. The Great Wall of China passes through, and the Cloud Platform gate was built here in 1342 CE. The pass hadContinue reading “JuYong Pass ..Great Wall China at JeYongshan”
Ming Tombs Beijing China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ming_Dynasty_Tombs The Ming Dynasty Tombs (Chinese: 明十三陵; pinyin: Míng shísān líng; literally “Thirteen Tombs of the Ming Dynasty”) are located some 42 kilometers north-northwest of central Beijing, within the suburban Changping District of Beijing municipality. The site, located on the southern slope of Tianshou Mountain (originally Mount Huangtu), was chosen on the feng shui principlesContinue reading “Ming Tombs Beijing China”
English Name: Beijing Chinese Name: 北京 Coordinates: 39°54′50″N 116°23′30″E Municipality: 16,801.25 km2 (6,487.00 sq mile) Elevation: 43.5 m (142.7 ft) Population: 19,612,368 (2010) http://chinatour.net/beijing/ Beijing (pron.: /beɪˈdʒɪŋ/; Chinese: 北京; pinyin: Běijīng, [peɪ˨˩ t͡ɕiŋ˥]), sometimes romanized as Peking (pron.: /piːˈkɪŋ/, /peɪˈkɪŋ/), is the capital of the People’s Republic of China and one of the most populousContinue reading “Beijing China”
Snow in Yangquan China on 19 April 2013
When I woke up on the day I was leaving on the 9.50am train from Wuxin to Beijing, I looked out of the Balcony window to see that it looked wet. Rain I thought and went to get the camera…I took a photo then realised the rain was moving and was a light start ofContinue reading “Snow in Yangquan China on 19 April 2013”
Coal Carving Yangquan China
http://traditions.cultural-china.com/en/16T4948T11005.html The history of the coal carving can be traced back 6,000-7,000 years. The jet adornments that were unearthed in the cultural stratum at the Xinle ruins in Shenyang, capital city of Northern China’s Liaoning Province, comprise the embryo of coal carving. The jet-carved circlet and lumps sculpted in coal, which were unearthed inContinue reading “Coal Carving Yangquan China”
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