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South of the Yangtze

Porter, Bill

South of the Yangtze

travels through the heart of China

by Porter, Bill

  • 214 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Description and travel,
  • Landscapes,
  • Travel,
  • Black-and-white photography,
  • Local History,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBill Porter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS793.Y3 P67 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 pages
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27218245M
    ISBN 101619027348
    ISBN 109781619027343
    LC Control Number2016008978
    OCLC/WorldCa922911728

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    The Yangtze River, or Yangzi (Simple Chinese: 扬子江 / Traditional Chinese: 揚子江), or Chang Jiang (Simple Chinese: 长江 / Traditional Chinese: 長江), is the longest River in China and Asia, as well as the world's third longest river (after the Amazon and the Nile).It is honored as one of the two main cradles of Chinese civilization. (another is Yellow River). Guests of GreenTree Inn Yangzhou South Yangtze River Road University City Express Hotel enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. The hour front desk has staff standing by to help with concierge services and luggage storage.


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