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Tag : China

20 Aug 2012

Where Hollywood gets it’s inspirations

We spent the weekend in Zhangjiajie, Hunan. The area is not really known among foreign tourists, but there are some very scenic and spectacular spots here, like Zhangjiajie Forest Park and Tianmen Mountain.

16 Aug 2012

Last evening in Shanghai

The last two days I explored Shanghai even more. After visiting Longhua Temple the day before, I went to the Jade Buddha Temple yesterday. Beeing built in 1918, it is one of the newest temples of the city. The site is a lot smaller than Longhua, but not less interesting.

14 Aug 2012

Lustre of the Dragon Temple

I tried to escape the hurly-burly of the city today and decided to visit Longhua Temple instead. It is the largest Buddhist Temple in Shanghai and is located outside the city center. At least during the week the area is not really crowded.

13 Aug 2012

First Impressions from China

Monday noon, Nanjin Donglu, Shanghai center. Sitting in a little Café, enyoing the airco and trying to sort out the impressions of the first few days here in China.