China (12th Edition) (Country Travel Guide) by Damian Harper, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low

By Damian Harper, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low

“Antique but up to the moment, standard but unrecognizable, outwardly city yet quintessentially rural, conservative but path-breaking… China is a land of captivating and eye-opening contradictions.” – Damian Harper, Lonely Planet Writer

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Inside This Book…

11 intrepid authors
198 maps
76 temples & monasteries
100s of noodle spots
Inspirational photos
Clear, easy-to-use maps
Hong Kong & Beijing pull-out map
Special nice Wall feature
Comprehensive making plans tools
In-depth background

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The second largest beer festival in the world. Autumn Autumn is an extremely popular time for tourism in Germany, especially September and early October when many cities, including Berlin and Munich, organize cultural events and important festivals. The autumn is also the time when the most significant trade fairs and great sporting events take place. At this time, also, conditions in the mountains and countryside continue to be ideal for outdoor activities such as walking and cycling. October September Berliner Festwochen, Berlin.

Traditionally the hops are added to the vessel by hand, in carefully measured proportions. Sometimes, however, they are added, as required, during the cooking process. The young beer produced by fermentation is left to rest in special containers that enable a higher pressure to be maintained. During this resting stage, which can last from a couple of weeks to a year or even longer, the beer matures. The effect of resting the beer is to make it stronger. Resting takes place in metal or traditional wooden barrels.

Processions in towns in Bavaria and in Cologne. Christopher Street Day (midJune). Gay and lesbian parades held in many cities, including Berlin and Köln. Landshuter Hochzeit (every 4th summer: next in 2017) Landshut. Re-enactment of the wedding feast of Georg, son of Duke Ludwig the Rich and Polish Princess Jadwiga. Costumed wedding  45 procession and medieval tournament. Lights of Cologne (early July) Cologne. Very popular, big fireworks event. Schwörmontag (penultimate Monday) Ulm. Folk festival with a parade by the Danube.

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