The Harbin Guide

Harbin, China, in a nutshell.

Heilongjiang Science and Technology Museum.

March 21, 2015
by Theodora
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The Harbin Science Museum

Many Chinese provincial capitals boast strikingly good science and technology museums, and the Harbin science museum (technically, the Heilongjiang Science and Technology Museum), on the north bank of the Songhua River, is both modern and really rather good. It’s not … Continue reading

Kids enjoying ice hovercraft and a small ice slide on the Songhua River Harbin.

February 14, 2013
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Winter Fun on the Songhua River, Harbin

During winter, the Songhua River freezes absolutely solid, to a depth of a metre or more, and transforms into the most fantastic winter sports playground – so much so that it seems a shame to take the cable car across … Continue reading