National Geographic October 1912
The Wonderful Canals of China
Making the most of powerful rivers, the Chinese built an ingenious system of canals enabling the country to feed its millions and to protect towns from devastating floodwaters.
An archaeological gold mine, China’s ancient and rich culture has produced hundreds of magnificent monuments and religious icons.
The Most Extraordinary City in the World: Notes on Lhasa- -The Mecca of the Buddhist Faith
The rugged landscape of Tibet has prevented all but a handful of determined travelers from visiting this exotic land. Nestled deep in the Himalaya, the isolated capital of Lhasa is home to centuries- old Buddhist monasteries, the Palace of the Dalai Lama
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