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http://www.travbuddy.com/travel-blogs/86208/Finally-Great-Wall-15 We’re too lazy to post about the Great Wall, which was btw fabulous. But here’s our friend and co-hiker’s missive . . .
Café 1921 is a café that we always love to go to on Campus which is the nearest place to our apartment that has American food. It’s called Café 1921 because thats when the university was founded. It also has … Continue reading
It’s so strange how normal I find everything, even when it’s not. On my way to school, I pass a Buddhist temple, a hunchbacked beggar, and the Communist Police (complete with hammer-and-sickle armbands), all without blinking an eye. What’s wrong … Continue reading
Chongqing Municipality–a spinoff of Sichuan Province, now its own special administrative zone–is a hilly metropolitan area of 32 million people, most of them housed in skyscrapers. Landing in the plane, it looked like an endless sea of upended cigarette boxes. … Continue reading
I still can’t say it. Everyone here thinks I was in Taiwan. All month I am lecture-touring around China. This week it was Taiyuan, way up north in Shanxi. Shanxi is one of the cradles of Chinese civilization. Indeed, the … Continue reading
Here are some photos from Janet and Evan’s visit here last month—mostly on Gulangyu island. The seafood restaurant shots are from there (including the tubs full of live critters to pick to eat), and the other restaurant ones are from … Continue reading