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Chinese Temple in China town in Padang, Indonesia (Kampung Cina)

The capital of West Sumatra, Padang, like most cities in Asia, has an old China Town quarter or Kampung Cina reflecting the culture of the Chinese diaspora who arrived on Indonesian shores. Though, much of it was destroyed in the … Continue reading

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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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