Go to China in 2016

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Tour the wonders of China with professors Greg van Alstyne (anthropology) and Christine Wynder (Chinese) from June 28 to July 23, 2016.

  • Marvel at the ultra-modern mega-cities of Shanghai and Beijing
  • Lie back for a five-day Yangzi River cruise past the gargantuan Three-Gorges Dam
  • Hop on a bicycle to tour Xi’an, capital of the ancient Chinese empire
  • Discover the subterranean army of life-size Terracotta Warriors
  • Explore the Yungang Caves and the oldest collection of Buddhist carvings, statues and frescoes in China dating to the 5th century
  • Drink tea under red-lanterns in Pingyao, the most perfectly preserved Chinese city from the Ming dynastic era
  • Hike the Great Wall of China
  • Visit Tian’anmen Square, the political and cultural center of the Chinese capital
  • Lose yourself in the Forbidden City, former home of 24 Chinese emperors
  • Dine on Peking duck and sample the fiery hotpot, huoguo, in the local markets

Anticipated cost is $3,000 (includes airfare, road and water transportation, and accommodations).  Only 12 spots are available; students are encouraged to reserve their spot on the trip as soon as possible.

For details, call 360-736-9391, ext. 552 or 513 or gvanalstyne@centralia.edu or cwynder@centralia.edu.

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