A vast, pulsating land of surprises, China is at once familiar and exotic. Its diversity and mix of tradition and modernity make anything you say about China true and not true at the same time. But the one truth is the sheer range of experiences that it offers: from ancient temples to cutting-edge skyscrapers, and culinary adventures to achingly beautiful landscapes.
In China, superlatives are seemingly endless: the world’s biggest dam, the largest airport, the longest sea bridge, the highest railway line, but if you look closely, you will find that behind the razzle-dazzle resides an ancient soul. Somewhat like India!
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