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China: Bozhou II: Lets Hide Under Ground!

Published: 25.1.2014
Our sleep that night, although intermittent, but still quite refreshing, so we did not hesitate and early morning set off to explore other monuments in Bozhou. Silently we hoped that the sooner we get up, the less heat will accompany us.

We started culturally - our first steps led to the former theater Chua Si Lou , known artistically brought out thanks to its premises designated specifically for opera performances during the time of the last Chinese Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1911).

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Po-cou Then she began to dangerously warm, so we made a very smart decision. We went to the underground tunnels (Bozhou ti-sia jün ping tao), which built the famous general during the Three Kingdoms (220-280) Cao Cao . Sophisticated network of underground tunnels, centered on the town of Ta-Ju-Zhou captivated us. No wonder about him sometimes referred to as "Underground Great Wall". The length of the passages formed in the sum of about eight to ten kilometers. Often these corridors "double-decker", as you can see in the photos.

The Three Kingdoms Period has been very busy for China, so let Cao Cao build these tunnels at a depth of three to eight meters underground in case it would be necessary to surprise the enemy and ambush from the rear. The whole system is incredibly thoughtful and there are blind alleys, shelters and holes on the relay..

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Thoroughly exhausted, we then went back to the room. When we heard agitated lecture landlady that the toilet paper into the toilet really, really do not, nor have we had the strength to tell her that it might not be our fault just because we are foreigners. The Chinese hygiene habits but in subsequent articles ...

That night was relatively quiet. We only planned the program to the next - the last day - Bozhou , and fell asleep heavy sleep (which even landlady did not disturb).

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We enjoyed that before leaving for the next city we visit the temple of exemplary Chinese daughters heroine Mu-lan . About how we enjoyed this trip you can read in the following article...

Text/photo: Hana Bašová



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