Datong

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

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

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Yesterday night we left Beijing on a night train and this morning we arrived in Datong in the current Shanxi
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Day #6: Exploring the holy mountains

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Today we went to explore some of the mountains of Northern China! Kircher talks about how the Chinese study and
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Day #6: Whose bells are biggest?

Day #6: Whose bells are biggest?

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