Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Drunk on beauty
Source: Global Times Published: April 22, 2014 18:38
Near the end of metro Line 9 in the west of Shanghai is one of the city’s five ancient gardens. Exiting the Zuibaichi Park Station, you’ll find yourself in Songjiang district and just by the gates to the city’s oldest garden, which has been expanded into Zuibaichi Park.
Scenery of Liouciou township in SE China's Taiwan
Source: Xinhua Published: April 22, 2014 14:32
Photo taken on April 21, 2014 shows a port of Liouciou Township in Pingtung County, southeast China's Taiwan. Liouciou township, which locates 8-9 nautical miles away from the Taiwan Island, has an area of 6.8 square meters.
Panda cub Yuan Zai plays with mother at Taipai Zoo
Source: Xinhua Published: April 19, 2014 10:25
Giant panda cub Yuan Zai (L) plays with her mother Yuan Yuan at Taipai Zoo in Taipei, south China's Taiwan, April 17, 2014. Smart cub Yuan Zai has learnt how to turn to her mother for comfort and attention, said the zoo officials.
People attend oolong tea homage ritual in Wuyishan, SE China's Fujian
Source: Xinhua Published: April 18, 2014 11:17
People attend an oolong tea homage ritual in Wuyishan, Southeast China's Fujian Province, April 17, 2014. Each spring, tea farmers in Wuyishan, home to the prestigious Da Hong Pao oolong tea, will hold a homage ritual to venerate the original Da Hong Pao bushes, in hopes of a good harvest. (Xinhua/Q...
Seoul's bustling metropolis offers much for travelers
Source: Global Times Published: April 18, 2014 05:03
In a region filled with great modern cities, Seoul can still stand out as one of the more interesting and wealthy, with the historical and cultural heft to match.
Spring scenery in Emei Mountain
Source: Xinhua Published: April 15, 2014 12:59
Located 150 kilometers away from Chengdu and only 28 kilometers from Leshan, Emei Mountain has been designated a World Heritage Site due to its breathtaking scenery, mysterious natural wonders and historical Buddhist sites.
Salt lake of Qaidam Basin, Qinghai Province
Source: Xinhua Published: April 15, 2014 11:44
Photo taken on April 14, 2014 shows the scenery of one salt lake in the Qaidam Basin, northwest China's Qinghai Province. The Qaidam Basin with 43 salt lakes and a total area of 16,500 square kilometers, is the main salt lake area in China.
Afghan cameleers lead camels along road in Balkh
Source: Xinhua Published: April 12, 2014 17:14
Afghan cameleers lead camels along a road in Balkh province, northern Afghanistan, April 10, 2014.
Scene of Lijiang River permeated with mist
Source: Xinhua Published: April 12, 2014 17:09
Photo taken on April 12, 2014 shows the scene of Lijiang River permeated with mist, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Afghan men enjoy in water fountain in Balkh
Source: Xinhua Published: April 12, 2014 16:02
Afghan men enjoy in water fountain in Balkh province, northern Afghanistan, April 10, 2014.
Tokyo Disney theme parks receive 600 millionth guest
Source: Xinhua Published: April 12, 2014 15:29
Yumi Sakai (5th L, on stage) celebrates with her family and Disney characters as she becomes the 600 millionth guest of Tokyo Disney Resort at the Tokyo DisneySea in Urayasu, suburban Tokyo, Japan, on April 12, 2014. Japan's Disney theme parks, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, received on Satur...
Glimmers of light
Source: Global Times Published: April 11, 2014 05:03
Until last decade, Soweto was shrouded in darkness at night. The only street lights in the township were tall and huge, not used to illuminate the streets but to make it easier for apartheid-era police to control and spotlight agitators.
Source: Global Times Published: April 11, 2014 05:03
The first word that springs to mind for many when considering South Africa is "Mandela." After the death of the revered statesman last year, pilgrimages centered around Mandela are quietly happening among travelers. People flocked to the country follow in the footsteps of the revolutionary leader an...
'Red Bull's Crazy Cars' race held in Peru
Source: Xinhua Published: April 08, 2014 09:40
People participate in the "Red Bull's Crazy Cars" race, in San Miguel district, Lima department, Peru, on April 6, 2014. Red Bull's Crazy Cars is a motorless vehicle competition in a 400 meter track, where the best times, creativity on designs, and the ability to entertain the public will be evaluat...
View of cherry blossoms in Beijing's Yuyuantan Park
Source: Xinhua Published: March 28, 2014 15:00
Visitors enjoy the view of cherry blossoms in Yuyuantan Park in Beijing, capital of China, March 27, 2014. The florescence of cherry blossoms in the park will last for about a month. (Xinhua/Li Jundong)
'Panda World Tour' held in Taipei
Source: Xinhua Published: March 28, 2014 11:24
Tourists holding paper pandas pose for photos during the "Panda World Tour" in Taipei, Southeast China's Taiwan, March 27, 2014. A total of 1,600 paper pandas were on display in Taipei Thursday. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaoyong)
Source: AFP Published: March 28, 2014 05:03
A survey has revealed that travelers who plan ahead, make a local connection and venture to countries abroad are more likely to return from a happy vacation.
9/11 Memorial Museum to open
Source: AFP Published: March 28, 2014 05:03
On May 21, when the doors to the 9/11 Memorial Museum open for the first time, visitors will pay solemn tribute to the thousands of victims who died in the terrorist attacks, retrace the events leading up to the fateful day and examine how the tragedy continues to shape the course of the world today...
'Capital of six dynasties' abounds with beauty spots
Source: Global Times Published: March 21, 2014 05:03
Deeply affected by the many historical TV shows and movies set during The Republic of China(1912-1949) era, my impression of Nanjing is of men wearing traditional Chinese tunics and women in qipao speaking in Jianghuai Mandarin, like scenes from Zhang Yimou's movie The Flowers of War. Those impressi...
Source: AFP Published: March 21, 2014 05:03
Globetrotters were on the move last year, as a newly released report found that the travel industry made up nearly 10 percent of the global economy in 2013, and is expected to grow even stronger this year.
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