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New rules to supervise foreigners self-drive tours in China
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New rules to supervise foreigners' self-drive tours in China

Foreigners will be investigated by the police if they ignore warnings not to approach out-of-bounds military zones during self-drive tours, said China's tourism regulator on its official website on Wednesday. Previously on August 18, the ministries of public security and foreign affairs, General Administration of Customs, National Tourism Administration and the General Staff Headquarters of People...

Post Time: 17-11-29 Views: 156

Mid-Autumn Festival
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Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, usually in October in Gregorian calendar. The festival has a long history. In ancient China, emperors followed the rite of offering sacrifices to the sun in spring and to the moon in autumn. Historical books of the Zhou Dynasty had the word “Mid-Autumn”. Later aristocrats and literary figures helped expand the ceremony to co...

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Dunhuang Yadan Landform
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Dunhuang Yadan Landform

Yadan Landform, alias “demoniac town”, lies 180km to the northwest of the Dunhuang city proper. The broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more cliff-like sides and several or scores of meters tall, common in Gobi desert in northwest China together characterize it. It’s called “wind-erosion mesa” with “Yadan Landform” as its scientific name....

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Painted Bricks in Jiayuguan Han ’s Graves
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Painted Bricks in Jiayuguan Han ’s Graves

Rich and colorful as well as bright-colored characterizes the painted bricks in Jiuquan Han ‘s graves. As regards the shape and structure of the graves, the quadrate coffin chamber with a sloped tunnel in the front of the door of it. The graves, because of the differences in their construction materials, are arranged under categories of arched brick graves. Graves combined bricks and adobes, a fe...

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Its Time to Kanas (free ? maybe Yes)
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It's Time to Kanas (free ? maybe Yes)

The Kanas Lake (kā nà sī hú 喀纳斯湖), a frigid highland valley lake, nestling at the foot of the Youyi (Friendship) Peak of the Altai Mountains (ā ěr tài shān 阿尔泰山), is actually the widest section of the Kanas River, a tributary of the Erix River. Kanas is the only outstretched belt of Siberian taigas forest in China, the only distribution area of Siberian plants in China, the ...

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Qinghai Lake
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Qinghai Lake

Lying on the Qinghai - Tibet Plateau, known as the Ridge of World, the Qinghai Lake is embraced by the Datong Mountain, Riyue Mountain and Qinghai South Mountain in the northeast of Qinghai Province. As the largest inland saltwater lake in China, the oval-shaped lake covers an area of 4,635 square kilometers and is 3,196 meters above sea level. In ancient times, it was called “Xihai”, “Xiansh...

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Qinghai Dieting Culture
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Qinghai Dieting Culture

Chinese cuisine and its many regional flavors are famous throughout the world, but many people do not realize there is a Xining style of cooking. The dishes cooked in Xining are different from other Chinese dishes because of the unique local ingredients and excellent cooking skill....

Post Time: 17-07-28 Views: 93

Caka Salt Lake
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Caka Salt Lake

Qinghai is well-know for the largest inland salt lake in China. Because of its specific characteristics of terrain, Qinghai plateau becomes the important distribution area of salt lake. There are more than one hundred salt lakes in Qinghai Province. They are distributed separately in Qinghai Lake, Chaidamu Basin - the main salt lake distribution area and Kekexili plateau - the minor salt lake distr...

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