Life is a Carnival! November 11th 2008 LIFE IS A CARNIVAL!
6,000 children play outside my apartment window- even though I am on the 15th floor there is a constant buzzing of activity outside. There are two foreign language schools right next to my apartment that have k thur high school students - they are boarding schools where parents pick up kids on Friday afternoons and then drop them off on Sunday afternoons. You can imagine wh ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more