This blog covers our wait, travel, and adjustment to our 4 year old adopted Chinese daughter Sarah Shui Qing from Nanjing. There are over 1000 posts. I have moved my blog to Catching Butterflies 2. I hope you will enjoy reading this blog. It has alot of information on Special needs adoption. Follow us to our new address Catching Butterflies 2! Thank you for reading!

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Some facts about Nanjing (Sarah's home town). Nanjing, also called Nan-ching, and Nanking, is the main city on the Yangtze river Basin. It's historical names have been, Moling, Jianye, Jiankang, Jinling, Jiangning, and Tianjing. It dates back to 495 BC. It was the capital of 6 dynastys. It is now known as the capital of Education, Science, Culture, Art, and Tourism. It was also known as the capital of Heaven. It is a major transportation hub only second to Shanghai.