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Jade Mountain

In the center of Taiwan Island, Jade Mountain extends to the west of the Central Mountain. It runs approximately north-south for about 280 km. Most peaks of Jade Mountain are over 2,000 meters high, so Jade Mountain has gained the name “Roof of Taiwan”. In 1985, Jade Mountain National Park, which has Jade Mountain at [...]

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Ganlan in Southwest China

Ganlan (a wood or bamboo storied house) are mainly distributed in the southwest provinces of China, such as Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangdong and Guangxi. It is the residence for Dai, Jingpo, Zhuang and other minority groups. A Ganlan usually stands alone, separated from other Ganlan houses. Supported by poles, the living quarter of Ganlanis usually on [...]

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Xi’an City Wall

Xi’an City Wall is situated in Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province. Xi’an City Wall is the most intact and largest city wall built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in China. It was first built from the 3rdto the 11th(1370-1378) of the Hongwu reign in the Ming Dynasty on the original site of the imperial walls of [...]

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