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The Chinese Zodiac Calendar – History, Dates and More

The Chinese Zodiac Calendar – History, Dates and More

In China there is a 12 year calendar that is known in the west as the Chinese Zodiac. This calendar attributes each of the 12 years to an animal so the Chinese Zodiac has 12 animals which are the Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep (Goat), Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. The year

Hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge

Hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge

Hiking Leaping Tiger Gorge Tiger Leaping Gorge is an incredible hiking trail on the head waters of the Yangtze River north west of Lijiang in Yunnan province. I first learnt of Leaping Tiger Gorge earlier this year from a fellow traveller in China and every thing I heard about it was incredible. The Yangtze River

Leaping Tiger Gorge – Half Way Guest House

Leaping Tiger Gorge – Half Way Guest House

The Half Way Guest House is on the top of the Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan Province and has the best views of any hostel, hotel or restaurant I have seen in anywhere China. The guest house itself is attractive, very comfortable and in tune with the surrounding mountainous environment. A night at the Halfway

Suzhou Travel – Tiger Hill

Suzhou Travel – Tiger Hill

Clearly visible on Suzhou’s skyline and with a history of 2,500 years, Tiger Hill is a stunning visual and cultural symbol of Suzhou. One of Suzhou’s ancient poets once said that to visit Suzhou and not see Tiger Hill would lead to a life time of regret. The poet spoke truly and if you travel

Leaping Tiger Gorge – Grand Canyon of China

Leaping Tiger Gorge – Grand Canyon of China

Travel to the Grand Canyon of China – Leaping Tiger Gorge If you want to experience China’s rugged wilderness and witness stunning natural scenery, a hike down Leaping Tiger Gorge is for you. Leaping Tiger gorge is an enormous canyon on the world’s third largest river and China’s most important river, the Yangtze River. The

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