10 posts tagged UNESCO

China With Kids – Best 2 Week Trip Guide

Thinking of Doing China With Kids? Read on for our overview of the 15 day trip (self-organised as ever) and for top tips ... For your kids - they can read a kids' version by clicking here. Scale: There is only one way to understand the sheer ...

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China – Day Four: Karst Climbing Kids

Yangshuo, Xingping and the Karst Framed Li River - a UNESCO World Heritage site. In this area of China over fifty percent of days in all seasons are so misty, you see no view at all. And no, it’s not pollution - it’s just the way the land ...

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China – Day Seven: Pandas in Chengdu and a Giant Buddha

Another glorious weather day (27C) and this morning, Pandas in Chengdu. Aka Panda heaven! NI-NI-TASTIC First and foremost, we spent time with Ni Ni, a six year old Panda who features in quite a few of the images I'm posting. We also saw the ...

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China – Day Eight: Mt Emei with Kids

Mt Emei with kids today and another UNESCO site - we're honestly not on a mission! We'd originally thought we were going all the way to the summit. However, the summit was so misty this morning that people were reporting not even being able to ...

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China – Day Nine: Dujiangyan Ancient Waterway Visit

Culture Sulk! We got brave today and split up, meeting back up at the airport. At the thought of the Dujiangyan ancient waterway visit (yet another UNESCO!), Miss GMT#2 had a meltdown. So Daddy kindly decided to give Miss GMT#2 a bit of a culture ...

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China – Day Ten: Terracotta Army and Ancient Xi’An

Today is very exciting as it's the Terracotta Army and Ancient Xi'an we're exploring. Xi'an (pronounced she-ann) is where China (she-anna in local dialect) gets its name from. It's the ancient capital of China and you bump into ancient history ...

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China – Day Eleven: Yuntaishan Geopark in a Day

Yuntaishan Geopark in a day? Yes - it can be done and yes, it is absolutely worth it. I'd wholly recommend trying to accommodate it in your itinerary. And is it suitable for kids? Again - yes. Yes, yes, yes !!! Bullet Train We travelled early ...

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China – Day Twelve: Beijing Begins

And so Beijing begins! Arriving We only arrived at 2pm, so headed off for a late lunch at 3pm. We thought we'd try the Hutongs for some food ... it was interesting 😂 nothing recognisable except cabbage; essentially like a Mongolian barbecue ...

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China – Day Thirteen: Temple of Heaven & Jingshan Park

Today It's time for the Temple of Heaven and Jingshan Park. Temple of Heaven The threatened clouds hadn't formed much this morning, so we decided to go to The Temple of Heaven, or the Heavenly Biscuit Barrel as we now call it! It's stunningly ...

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China – Day Fourteen: The Great Wall, Kids

The Great Wall Kids !!!! What can I say? It's the Great Wall kids! Ever since I was a little girl and my Grandpa told me tales of the world and showed me his fabulous collection of National Geographic books, I have wanted to visit this place. In ...

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