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Really bad edition. There are mistakes everywhere, they couldn’t even put the maps in the correct order. Terrible experience.
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Chroniques de chine by Leila Ghandi
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Un peu raciste parfois, surtout pour quelqu’un qui se décrit comme une globetrotteuse. Les photos sont jolies au moins.
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Chroniques de chine by Leila Ghandi
"E-mails de Leila Ghandi transformés en chroniques.
Elle n'a pas grand chose à dire apparement.
Franchement rien de bien spécial, j'en attendais beaucoup plus.
Jolies photos par contre."
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Absolutely delightful read!

I found this book on my quest to understand today’s China and it did not disappoint. The personal accounts of these four survivors, who all came from different regions and backgrounds, allows the reader to truly see the
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Mark Twain
“I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”
Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer Abroad

Terry Pratchett
“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”
Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

Marcel Proust
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
Marcel Proust

Anaïs Nin
“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.”
anaïs nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 7: 1966-1974

Lao Tzu
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
Lao Tzu

25x33 Montreal Book Club — 2 members — last activity Feb 19, 2018 02:38PM
A group for Montrealers ( French and English) to trade share and discuss their recent and/past books that they have read, one goal is to eventually ...more