Let's Go China 5th Edition

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Shelley Jiang
Macmillan, Dec 13, 2004 - Travel - 896 pages
Completely revised and updated, Let's Go: China is your comprehensive guide to Asia's most exciting destination. Let's Go's forty-five years of travel savvy deliver must-have practical information. This edition boasts more outdoors activities, expanded must-see historical sights, and brand-new coverage of trekking, ethnic villages, and daytrips. An extensive chapter on alternatives to tourism helps you find ways to extend your stay and make a difference, while a phrasebook in Mandarin, Cantonese, Tibetan, and Uighur will help you get there, get around, and get busy, no matter where you may be. So, whether you'd rather chat it up with monks or trek to alpine lakes and glacier-capped peaks, Let's Go's intrepid researchers can lead the way.
 

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Contents

When to Go
1
ESSENTIALS
4
Safety and Health
23
Getting to China
34
Getting Around China
43
Keeping in Touch
49
Accommodations
55
Specific Concerns
65
Tiger Leaping Gorge 虎跳峡
680
Deqin 德钦
686
Leshan F L
703
Kangding
714
Songpan
720
CHONGQING N
727
THREE GORGES
734
THE NORTHWEST
741

LIFE AND TIMES
73
People
84
Culture
93
Additional Resources
102
Studying
112
BEIJING AND THE NORTH
119
Great Wall 长城
166
HEBEI 6
176
Shanhaiguan
187
Taian
196
Qufu
203
Yantai ta 6
216
THE NORTHEAST
223
Qiqihar
232
JILIN
240
Yanji
247
Lushan L
439
Jinggangshan 井冈山
444
Baoshan and Dehong 2
662
Zhongwei + 1
748
Xiahe 夏河
760
Zhangye
769
Dunhuang
777
Untimg 乌鲁木齐
783
Altai Prefecture
789
Turpan of
796
Korla
802
Kashgar
807
Hotan 40
815
Golmud
824
Lhasa
837
Tsetang
851
Shigatse 日喀则
858
APPENDIX
867
INDEX
880
MAP INDEX
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