China, Beijing: how to visit Badaling Great Wall

A tour around China is not completed if you don’t visit the Great Wall. This  majestic defensive structure winds up and down  like a huge snake across mountains, deserts, grasslands, stretching for almost 21.000 km from east to west of […]

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Malaysia, Penang Island: a day spent in George Town

After landing in the early morning at Penang Airport, I ask for a bus to Georgetown. The bus stop is in front of the airport entrance and the ticket to the city costs 2 Ringgit ( 0,50$ ). The ride […]

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China, Shaoshan: the heart of the ‘’Red Tourism’’

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Hunan Province – Shaoshan is a small town located 100 km from Changsha (the capital of Hunan Province) where Mao Zedong, the founder of the Peoples Republic of China was born and lived during a part of his life, therefore […]

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China, Beijing: Juyongguan Great Wall

Juyongguan Pass is one of the three most famous passes along the Great Wall of China, the other two are Jiayuguan Pass and Shanhaiguan Pass.  Enlisted in the World Heritage site in 1987, it was considered in ancient times one […]

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