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Man looking after cattle on the Tibetan plateau

New Shanghai – Hangzhou high-speed rail line unveiled

High-speed rail in China In the next few years, much of China’s rail network will be converted to high-speed rail, allowing travelers and goods to move around the country at unprecedented speeds. Today China took...
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Buddhist sculpture and art

Zhejiang’s White Tea

The question, “What is white tea?” is one that I’ve been struggling to answer for months. While many tea producers in northern Zhejiang Province claim that the only difference between white and green tea lies...
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Imperial dragon patterns

Tea Master Zheng and Organic Tea Production near Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province

Although the Wangs and many other tea growers feel they must resort to using pesticides, there exists a select group of tea cultivators that refuse to use hazardous chemicals—keeping their tea 100% organic. Tea Master...
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A camel resting in the Gobi Desert

T+L’s Top Travel Trends for 2010, featuring Hangzhou, China

Travel+Leisure recently came out with their Top Travel Trends for 2010 in their January 2010 issue. At number six is “Exploring Hot New Destinations,” which features Hangzhou (杭州), the capital of Zhejiang (浙江) Province. This...
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Heavenly Paradise: Hangzhou

Heavenly Paradise: Hangzhou

Good times go fast, and my vacation is about to finish. During my time away from the office, I spent some lovely days in Hangzhou. There are ten famous sites surrounding the West Lake, all...
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