Great Wall of China: Beijing & Northern China

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Bradt Travel Guides, 2006 - 278 pagina's
This is the first guide for travelers completely dedicated to exploring the greatest landmark in the world, going beyond the popular tourist hotspots. Each chapter covers an individual province, incorporating the history, stories, and legends related to the wall in that area. There is also coverage of main cities which act as a base for those exploring the wall. A range of cultural information, including Chinese food, customs, history, politics, and economy, provides the essential background to gain insight into the Chinese way of life.

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History and Politics in China
23
People and Culture
39
The Outdoors
55
Part Two The Wail
103
Hebei and Tianjin jnjjb
121
Beijing itfr
137
Where to stay 149 Where to eat 153
153
The Great Wall in Beijing
167
Shanxi dj
183
The inner wall 193 Other places of interest
205
Ningxia tI
219
Gansu
237
Lanzhou
253
Glossary
276
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Over de auteur (2006)

Born in London of Welsh and Malay Chinese parents, Thammy Evans has traveled, lived, and worked abroad for over fifteen years, especially in China and southeast Europe. Her professional career has ranged from travel-guide author to business development and political analyst in Macedonia, and she has served in the Territorial Army in Bosnia & Herzegovina and Iraq. She is also the author of Macedonia: The Bradt Travel Guide.

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