Travel China with the Yangxifu: Mawangdui, Hunan Museum, Changsha

The over 2,000-year-old Mawangdui mummy is amazing, but it’s not the only amazing thing on display at this special exhibit at the Hunan Provincial Museum. From ancient leftovers to revealing silk texts and even a story-high coffin, Mawangdui wows the visitor from beginning to end.

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Travel China with the Yangxifu: Yuelu Academy and Yuelu Mountain, Changsha

Travel China with the Yangxifu takes you on a stroll through the relaxing and historical Yuelu Academy — one of China’s oldest learning centers — and the nearby Yuelu Mountain, a green retreat from city life filled with small, but fascinating, attractions.

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A Chinese boyfriend/Chinese husband and foreign woman 30 years ago, through “Son of the Revolution”

When Liang Heng and Judy Shapiro fell in love in China in 1979, they weren’t just a rarity — they were pioneers at a time when the idea of marriages between foreigners and Chinese were still questionable.

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