Tag Archives: China

Shao Lin Temple

Any martial artist aficionado will know of the stories of martial arts originating with Chinese Buddhist monks in the Shao Lin Temple, now, despite the veracity or not of this legend, Shao Lin Temple Monastery is a well known place … Continue reading

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A walk along the great wall

Sometimes everything just goes to plan and sometimes some places do not disappoint. I had read about visiting the Great Wall of China, bus loads of tourists, stalls, vendors of cheap rubbish, touts and even a cable car to get … Continue reading

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