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Fodor Highlights The Silk Road on its Go List
The Fodor Go List highlights China's remarkable "Silk Road" as one of its recommended tours this year.
Following in the footsteps of Marco Polo, the journey travels the ancient caravan routes where goods were exchanged and civilizations met in centuries past. Travellers can marvel at the stunning Terracotta Warriors, explore the Gobi Desert on a camel safari, view the exquisite Buddhist murals and statues in the Mogao Grottoes near Dunhuang, learn about China's 5,000 year old mummies in Urumqi, delight at the horsemanship of Kazakh nomads, and experience the breath-taking mountain scenery along the Karakorum Highway which literally crosses, "the Roof of the World".
Victoria Harbour - A View from the Top of the HK Observation Wheel
Newly christened along Hong Kong's world famous waterfront is the latest craze in world tourism; the Observation Wheel. With 42 air-conditioned capsules (each holding 8-10 passengers) and standing at 60 metres high, this new attraction affords visitors a fun alternative to touring. Take in the panorama of Hong Kong today, from the glittering office and retail towers to the traditional market areas.
Rosewood Hotel, Beijing now open
Rosewood Hotels recently added the newest jewel in their international hotel crown with the 2014 opening of their Beijing property. Setting a new standard in luxury accommodation in Beijing the hotel features beautiful amenities, sophisticated suites that meld urban and residential design, state of the art facilities, and exquisite Asian and international dining outlets. The Rosewood Beijing is a striking realization of what is best in today's hotels.
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