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Industrial Parks in Yunnan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
Hekou Yao Autonomous County is located in the southeastern part of Yunnan Province adjacent to Vietnam. It is one of Yunnan’s major border land port cities. Hekou has a tropical climate. The weather is usually hot and humid with temperatures reaching 40.9°C in the summer and 2.1°C in the winter. Hekou has many forests, wild animals and cash crops.
China's Ancient Tea Horse Road
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The antique Silk Road that connected the Chinese and Mediterranean Worlds for more than a millennium, facilitating the exchange of both goods and cultures, is widely known and celebrated. Less familiar is its more southerly equivalent, the ‘Ancient Tea-Horse Road’ that once linked the lush gardens of southwest China with the frigid wastelands of Tibet and the torrid plains of northern India.
The Front of Beyond
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘The Front of Beyond’ is a collection of travellers’ tales. It describes my wanderings around East Asia and elsewhere. In China I tried to nip across borders in militarised zones. I stuck my nose into parts of Burma where the authorities didn’t want me to go. I delved into parts of Kurdistan. I had a look at the Sahara, being chased by the army. I hitched and bussed across borders in East Africa.
Traders of the Golden Triangle
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,910. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
During the latter half of the twentieth century the little-known and often lawless region where Laos, Burma, Thailand and China meet has become known and widely romanticised as ‘The Golden Triangle’. Originally a Western designation applied to the region because of its wealth in jade, silver, rubies, lumber, rare animal products and, above all, opium