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Luoyang

Posted by admin on September 21, 2018
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This is part five of my adventures in Henan Province, when I spent 10 days in Luoyang. Click here to read about my day in Zhengzhou, click here to read about Anyang, click here to read about Kaifeng, and click here to read about Dengfeng. Luoyang is a very cool city. It’s in between Beijing and Xi’an (where the Terracotta Warriors are) and I think it’s definitely worth a visit. Luoyang is another ancient capital, of

Luoyang, Henan Province Photo Gallery

Posted by admin on September 21, 2018
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Dengfeng and the Shaolin Monastery

Posted by admin on September 20, 2018
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This is part four of my adventures in Henan Province when I visited Dengfeng and the Shaolin Temple. Click here to read about my day in Zhengzhou, click here to read about Anyang, and click here to read about Kaifeng. I’ll start by saying that Dengfeng is awesome. If you have the opportunity to visit the city, you should take it. Dengfeng is probably the smallest of the cities I visited (even smaller than Anyang), but

Dengfeng, Henan Province Photo Gallery

Posted by admin on September 20, 2018
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One day in Kaifeng

Posted by admin on September 14, 2018
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Category: Henan, Kaifeng
This is part three of my adventures in Henan Province when I visited the ancient capital of Kaifeng. Click here to read about my day in Zhengzhou and click here to read about my day in Anyang. Stay tuned for more updates! Kaifeng in Henan province is slightly east of Zhengzhou. It’s one of three ancient capitals in Henan, and eight ancient capitals in China. It was the capital of China in the Northern Song dynasty

Kaifeng, Henan Province Photo Gallery

Posted by admin on September 14, 2018
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Two birthdays and our anniversary

Posted by admin on September 3, 2018
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Hi everyone! It’s hard to believe it’s already the end of August, which means that soon school halls around China will be filled with the pitter patter of little feet as students return to tackle the intricacies of learning English. We started out the month in the US, celebrating my birthday with my family by going wine tasting in Napa Valley. The weather and wineries were perfect, and we even got some free champagne. For

24 Hours in Anyang, China

Posted by admin on August 16, 2018
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Category: Anyang, Henan
This is part two of my adventures in Henan Province when I visited the ancient capital of Anyang to see the Sheng Oracle Bones. Click here to read about my day in Zhengzhou. Stay tuned for more weekly updates of my trip! Anyang in Henan Province is a small town almost at the borders of Shanxi and Hebei provinces. Originally, I wasn’t going to visit, even though it’s an ancient capital with lots of amazing

Anyang, Henan Province Photo Gallery

Posted by admin on August 16, 2018
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24 Hours in Zhengzhou, China

Posted by admin on August 8, 2018
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Category: Henan, Zhengzhou
This is part one of my adventures in Henan Province, which started in Zhengzhou. Stay tuned for more weekly updates of my trip! In July, I had the chance to spend a week traveling through Henan Province. This province is much more north than Guangzhou and much more inland. Like Guangzhou, it has an amazing ancient history – not only did the Silk Road start here, but it was the home of the ancient Shang