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The greatest afterlife army in the world

The greatest afterlife army in the world

If you are an ordinary person then you may have flowers and candles on your grave after your death. But if you were an emperor, especially Chinese emperor, you can build tomb size of a small town. But it would be boring to lie in peace in such extraordinary place alone so why not to build also some companions to join you. Several thousands should be enough… TERRACOTTA WARRIORS AND HORSES…. …sometimes just called as Terracotta army, is collection of…

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Návštěva čínského lékaře

Návštěva čínského lékaře

V dnešní době je hrozně trendy nadávat na doktory. Všichni jsou jen loutky farmaceutickýho průmyslu, kteří sedí v ordinaci, tahaj z lidí peníze a váš zdravotní stav je vlastně vůbec nezajímá. Jenže jsou situace, kdy k tomu doktorovi prostě chtě nechtě musíme a než si zase někdo z vás bude stěžovat, přečtěte si nejdřív, jak to chodí v Číně. Možná ještě budete rádi za to, co máte…   Čínskou medicínu asi není třeba představovat. Každý už o ní někdy něco…

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15 photos that make you visit Xi’an

15 photos that make you visit Xi’an

Xi’an (Sian) is one of the oldest cities in China and one of the major ancient civilization capitals of the world! However, despite of its culture and historical value it’s primarily top gastronomic destination in China. Xi’an definitely must be on the bucket list of every traveler and food lover!   First I must say that I absolutely love Xi’an. I have been here already three times and I am sure it wasn’t my last visit. Xi’an lies in northwest…

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A sectret of Hua shan that no one else will tell you

A sectret of Hua shan that no one else will tell you

Hua shan (Flower mountain) lies about 80 km from Xi’an city. This mountain is very popular in China because it’s one of the sacred Chinese mountains which means that everyone should climb at least once in his/her life. But especially famous is for its reputations of being the most dangerous hike in the world. I wanted to hike Hua shan for long time but I was a bit nervous. All the pictures of the mountain I saw on the internet looked…

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How making Chinese driving license lead you to ZEN state of mind I.

How making Chinese driving license lead you to ZEN state of mind I.

Everyone who has been to Asia must admit that only a freak would like to drive a car there. Roads full of cars, bikes and motorbikes and absolutely no rules. I don’t consider myself to be a freak but I thought being able to drive in China could be quite handy. But if you want to drive a car in China you need a patience, courage, Chinese driving license and balls to do it. First let’s have a look how…

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15 surprising facts about Great Wall of China

15 surprising facts about Great Wall of China

The Great wall of China. It’s the most unique building of the history and one of the most amazing creations made by human on the Earth! There is nobody in the whole world who haven’t heard about the Great wall. But most people only know that it’s long, it’s old and it’s visible from space. Here are some surprising facts which you maybe didn’t know…   Chinese name for Great wall is Wan Li Chang Cheng, which means Ten thousand…

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Independent traveling in China? All you need to know!

Independent traveling in China? All you need to know!

In our super fast modern world still more and more people long for traveling. But far long are those times when people packed their car with food and beer and drove to the closest sea and lied on the beach all day (actually my mother still does it just without the beer) or payed for all inclusive hotel and did nothing but ate and lied at swimming pool because from beach is too far away to the pool bar (well…

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How it works in Chinese gym

How it works in Chinese gym

Welcome. This is new episode of series ”Life on another planet”. Today’s episode is about:   HOW IT WORKS IN CHINESE GYM   UNBEARABLE MUSIC When I started to go to local gym the first I noticed was a quite weird music they played there. Well I thought that the teenage receptionist playing the music just broke up with her boyfriend and need to heal her broken heart by listening Chinese love songs. I’ve been living here long enough to…

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Ancient town of Lijiang

Ancient town of Lijiang

There are 56 ethnic minorities in China. All of them have their own language, customs and culture. On the border of Yunnan and Sichuan province lies a place which is home to one of them – Lijiang. Lijiang was the first place where we went for holidays and I must admit it made an impression on me. Old traditional houses with rich decorations and carvings create labyrinth of tiny streets lined by water canals trough all the city. When we…

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5 cities you must visit in China

5 cities you must visit in China

China is huge country and I can imagine how hard is to make decision which places to visit if you only have limited time. Let me introduce 5 most popular  and most beautiful cities which in my opinion shouldn’t be missed! 1.  BEIJING I think wherever you go visiting capital city is always a must. It’s logic. Capital cities usually offer good mix of architecture, tradition, history and culture. Beijing is not an exception. Located in northern China it is…

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