Children in the countryside of Kyrgyzstan. Photo: William Han

From the Wall to the Water: discovering the ruins of Suyab, the birthplace of legendary Chinese poet Li Bai, in Kyrgyzstan

  • Enamoured by the tale of Gan Ying, an ancient Chinese explorer who set out to contact the Roman Empire, William Han decided to follow in his path
  • Han’s journey led him from Hong Kong to Italy, via Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Iran and Greece. Here is the second excerpt from his upcoming book
Topic |   Chinese culture

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Children in the countryside of Kyrgyzstan. Photo: William Han
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