China has invested heavily in what is quickly becoming the very modern city of Kashgar, though throughout the city one will catch glimpses of times past amidst the its markets and beautiful architecture.
Plunge right into Northern India’s intoxicating mix of sublime beauty and riotous pandemonium. You will ride a bicycle rickshaw into the heart of Old Delhi and experience its teeming streets, pungent spices, and glorious jumble of shops and temples.
Only 3% of the world’s population lived in cities in the 1800s. That number will swell to 70% by 2050. Cities in Asia underwent rapid growth in the past century, and “Four Great Cities of Asia” examines the remarkable evolution of the mega-city.
Experience some of the world’s greatest historic attractions with Laura McKenzie in China’s capital city of Beijing. Travel within the walls of the Forbidden City, upon the waters of the Summer Palace, and up to the top of the Great Wall of China.