For centuries, Hainan has been a magnet for political exiles. Today, the island is drawing exiles of another kind: refugees from the pollution and urban hustle found on the mainland.
Although few locals realize it, the once powerful Grand Canal is seeing new life in Beijing's suburb of Tongzhou.
Officials in China have taken an unlikely step to preserve one of the country's most famous ancient monuments.
Get a different perspective on Tiger Leaping Gorge by walking the 22km High Path, a two-day trek through remote Naxi hill farming terraces that is far removed from the tourist hordes.
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