China by the Numbers. The end of WWII marked the birth of China as we know it today. After the Second World War, a civil war broke out between the once-allied Chinese and Japanese. In the end, Communism prevailed and the People's Republic of China was born in 1949. Want to learn more about China and its people? Check out these important facts and figures.
A Chinese couple takes gas mask wedding photos in smoggy weather, Beijing, China - 25 Feb 2014. - It’s believed the pair took the shots to raise awareness of the city’s poor air quality which has grounded planes and closed roads. Chinese scientists have warned the country’s toxic air pollution is now so bad that it’s slowing photosynthesis in plants — and potentially wreaking havoc on the country’s food supply. *more pics in article.
China’s breadth is incredible, stretching from the East China Sea all the way west to Central Asia. To try and see everything would be overwhelming, but tackle this list of 25 fantastic China experiences and you’ll have stories to tell for years to come. #china #travel #asia