Xi’an

China’s Other Capital

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China’s former capital will exceed your expectations, even if you know exactly what to expect.

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China’s City of Western Peace

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Although much of urban Xi’an lacks any connection whatsoever to its grand, historical roots, the city and its vicinity are dotted with relics of a time when Xi’an was the most important city in China.

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Working woman in Xi'an, China

China’s Spring Airlines

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A humorous account of my June 18, 2010 flight on Spring Airways, China’s first (and, thankfully, only) low-cost carrier, from Xi’an to Shanghai.

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