Datong blog posts

Some of the oldest (non-renovated) parts of the Great Wall.

Day #5: Tracing the Jesuits’s footsteps…on the Great Wall!

Yesterday night we left Beijing on a night train and this morning we arrived in Datong in the current Shanxi


Day #6: Exploring the holy mountains

Today we went to explore some of the mountains of Northern China! Kircher talks about how the Chinese study and

Day #6: Whose bells are biggest?

Day #6: Whose bells are biggest?

According to a description of Kircher, in a book previous to the China Illustrata, European bells, especially the Erford one

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