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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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Snow and Ice sculpture festival in Harbin

Snow and Ice sculpture festival in Harbin

Hurray! Yipee! Yaaay yeaaah!  That was my reaction when I found out the destination of our next trip – Harbin. I was really excited because there is no proper winter in Guangdong where we live and I am true winter lover. I haven’t seen snow since we have moved to China so this trip was very special for me!   WHERE IS IT Harbin is capital city of the northernmost Chinese province Heilongjiang. And Harbin is famous for two things. The…

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Jiuzhaigou valley

Jiuzhaigou valley

Wonderland on Earth, dreamlike scenery, masterpiece of nature. It should be a real gem of Sichuan province – Jiuzhai valley. I couldn’t wait to get to this mysterious place and see one of the most beautiful places on our planet….   WHERE IS IT Jiuzhaigou valley lies in the north of Sichuan province and it is part of Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture. It is well known and popular place among Chinese tourists and that’s why we decided to visit this place…

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