Approach Shanxi, and you will understand it. Embrace Shanxi, and you may find the roots of Chinese nation. Keep Shanxi in your memory, and you will be spellbound by its...
Last Wednesday we went to the Military Museum. At the military Museum I climbed around on a real tank. after that I went on a anti-air gun then in a real air fighter!
On Wednesday we had a long drive to Datong, arriving in the early evening. Datong dates back nearly 2500 years, though these days is a modern city of over one million people. As in the rest of China, many of the old buildings
Shanxi Merchants
It was during the Ming and Qing Dynasties that Shanxi merchants reached their period of great prosperity. Their footsteps not only covered China but reached Japan, Southeast Asia, Arabia and Europe. Their business interests ranged from salt, iron, cotton, silk and tea to various financial endeavors, including pawnshops, private banks and account bureaux.
It was during the Ming and Qing Dynasties that Shanxi merchants reached their period of great prosperity. Their footsteps not only covered China but reached Japan, Southeast Asia, Arabia and Europe. Their business interests ranged from salt, iron, cotton, silk and tea to various financial endeavors, including pawnshops, private banks and account bureaux.
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