Tag Archives: Gansu

What Time? It’s Dunhuang 趕時間嗎?這裡是敦煌

A video of the trip. A Timeless Quality 超越時空 Dunhuang’s charm and importance seems to last through the ages.  The city has been an important strategic outpost of ancient China, located at the entrance of the narrow Gansu corridor leading … Continue reading

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A Tibet Outside Tibet (Part 2)

Xiahe’s Ambiance (Continued from Part 1) Xiahe, a small town of about 60,000 has a laid-back, relaxed pace of life that is a refreshing change from the busy urban lifestyle of Taipei as I’ve known.  The 7 nights I stayed in … Continue reading

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A Tibet Outside Tibet (Part 1) 西藏外的西藏(第一部)

The Summer River Town 夏河鎮 The prefecture and town of Xiahe (meaning “summer river” in Chinese) of southern Gansu province in central-western China is an eclectic, rich mix of Tibetan, Hui and Han Chinese ethnicities, ways of life and religious … Continue reading

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