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'''Absolutely anyone''' should feel free to [[Wikitravel:plunge forward|plunge forward]] and share some knowledge on Wikitravel. If you're starting to find yourself getting more involved, the following tips and tricks might help you get up to speed working on Wikitravel articles and participating in the Wikitravel community.
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1,2,3... is a cozy guesthouse at the end of an old narrow lane next to the Kezhi garden one of the most beautiful sights in town.
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Enjoy the charm of its traditional architecture in its secluded courtyard while benefiting from the comfort of its western facilities.
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Relax, you’re home!
  
# '''You''' are the most important resource Wikitravel has. '''Please''' join discussions, make comments, or ask questions. Your knowledge makes Wikitravel a better guide; your comments on our processes makes Wikitravel a better project.
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# We have a [[Wikitravel:help|help]] section with lots of info on how to work with our software, a [[Wikitravel:manual of style|manual of style]] with ideas on how articles are formatted and [[Wikitravel:policies and guidelines|policies and guidelines]] describe how we work together.  Our guide to [[Wikitravel:Tone|writing tone]] describes how we hope to create a lively guide, and to shun dry, encyclopaedic writing.
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Less than one hour away from Shanghai lies this atypic water town.
# If you have some particular info you want to share, see the guidelines about [[Wikitravel:where you can stick it|where you can stick it]].  Have a look at [[Wikitravel:Article templates|article templates]] to see what the headings all mean.  If you're still not sure, ask, or put it where you think it fits best and someone else will move it to the right place.
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Home to a colourful patchwork of people that gives this petite Chinese Venice its distinctive charm, Zhujiajiao has its own recipe when it comes to blend old and new, tradition and modernity.
# Please consider [[Wikitravel:how to create a user account|creating a user account]].  Other wikitravelers will get to know and trust your work.  You can still be anonymous, and you don't even need to give your name.  Once you have an account and have made some edits, other wikitravellers can spend less time checking and more time improving the guide!  You can also create a [[Wikitravel:user page help|user page]] if you want, where you can talk about yourself, places you've been, ideas you have.  Or you can just leave it blank.  Your choice.
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Find out what’s behind the curtain as the last tourists leave and the town undresses for a laid back evening.
# When you edit an article, you can make a short comment describing your change.  If you remove information (say a restaurant has closed), make a note of it there.
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Stroll along the narrow lanes or have a drink by the canal while watching the sun set on its peaceful waters.
# If you wish you can add yourself to the [[Wikitravel:List of Wikitravellers by location|List of Wikitravellers by location]].  Other wikitravellers may collaborate when describing the region you live in.
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Sleep away the city’s hassles in the midst of a stress free environment, or have a taste of the emerging nightlife in one of its intimate bars.
# Articles you work on can and probably will be changed by other people.  Making changes will often inspire others to make additions to your work.
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# Every article has an associated [[Wikitravel:using talk pages|Talk page]] where we discuss how best to work on that article. If you're wondering what's up with some article, why it's this way instead of that, check the talk page by clicking the '''discussion''' link.
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# Once you have a user account, other Wikitravellers can send you messages through your [[Wikitravel:using talk pages|user talk page]]. When there are new messages on your talk page, you'll see a '''blinking red circle''' next to the "my talk" link on any Wikitravel page. You should check to see what someone has to say.
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# Wikitravel is a travel guide, not a travel journal. Try to share what you ''learned'', not what you ''did''. Avoid using [[Wikitravel:first person pronouns|first person pronouns]] like "I" or "we".  There is no need to sign or date your contribution.
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# Our [[Wikitravel:goals and non-goals|goals and non-goals]] explain what we're trying to do, and what we're not trying to do.
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# There are lots of articles on Wikitravel that "aren't quite there yet". Don't assume that just because something's left out, misspelled, or weirdly formatted that we ''want'' it that way.
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# Other people working on Wikitravel are here to share their knowledge and make a great Web site. In dealing with other contributors, assume that people are trying to do what's [[Wikitravel:The traveller comes first|best for travellers]] and for the project.
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# Feel free to [[Wikitravel:Tone|express yourself in a lively tone]].
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# We want to make guides that can be used offline, either as printed pages or with a local copy on a mobile device. Wikitravel is '''not just an ''online'' guide Web site'''.
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# Your contributions should be '''original work''', created by you. Please don't copy text or images from other Web sites to Wikitravel.
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# Wikitravellers sometimes use [[Wikitravel:Jargon]] in edit summaries or discussion pages.
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# Wikitravel has a '''large and active community''' of people who want to make this project a success. You may not see us at first, but we're here!
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Revision as of 03:51, 17 February 2010

1,2,3... is a cozy guesthouse at the end of an old narrow lane next to the Kezhi garden one of the most beautiful sights in town. Enjoy the charm of its traditional architecture in its secluded courtyard while benefiting from the comfort of its western facilities. Relax, you’re home!

Zhujiajiao: Less than one hour away from Shanghai lies this atypic water town. Home to a colourful patchwork of people that gives this petite Chinese Venice its distinctive charm, Zhujiajiao has its own recipe when it comes to blend old and new, tradition and modernity. Find out what’s behind the curtain as the last tourists leave and the town undresses for a laid back evening. Stroll along the narrow lanes or have a drink by the canal while watching the sun set on its peaceful waters. Sleep away the city’s hassles in the midst of a stress free environment, or have a taste of the emerging nightlife in one of its intimate bars.

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