- We were here: 2 days at the beginning of October 2018.
- Number of days needed: 2. If you are going on a day trip to Mount Hua, then 3. If you are a fan of archeology, you probably need a week.
- My score: 3/5. No doubt it is a city worthy of a visit, but I am not sure if I would repeat it, and certainly not in the next few years, I explain below why.
It would be necessary to discuss technicalities about whether or not China is the oldest country in the world as it is defined at the time of its unification, but certainly there is no doubt that it is the oldest empire, because this word may have fallen into disuse, but that does not imply that empires do not exist, and that’s what China already was more than 2,000 years ago, more than a country, and it still is. Continue reading “China”