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Chongqing: Mega metropolis

Chongqing: Mega metropolis

ZIYING’S BRUSH The city of Chongqing overwhelms with its size and population, but moments of quiet can still be found on the side streets and outskirts. WHEN you sail upstream on the Changjiang (Yangtze River) into the suburbs of the megacity of Chongqing, the change in landscape can be quite startling. After you exit the […]

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Where Buddha beckons

Where Buddha beckons

Dazu county lies just 80 km away from bustling Chongqing, but its Buddhist rock carvings and sculptures will take you back more than 800 years. Sun Li reports Chongqing is often associated with high-end shopping and dizzying high-rise offices, but just 80 km southwest of this Southwestern municipality lies a quiet, meditative retreat ?Dazu county. […]

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