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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

China on $50 a day

Li Xin, 12, left, and Wang Jun Peng, 10, admire the scenery from a hydrofoil passing through the Wu Gorge on the Yangtze River in China. Getting ready for a trip through China, especially planning anything outside major cities like Shanghai and Nanjing, is unlike planning a trip elsewhere.