Don't you hate when you're walking along with your child, minding your own business, and all at once a rainstorm comes through, rocks tumble down at you, and some jackass at the top of the cliff knocks a retaining wall on you and then runs away. I hate it when that happens.
The Butrum Sisters Reunited! HK Day 1 January 3rd 2009 Wednesday, December 17th, my sister Chelsea flew into Hong Kong from Italy where she's been studying art conservation. I left Shenzhen to meet her at the airport. She was unable to obtain an entry visa for mainland China while in Italy, so the two days we needed to wait for her visa to come through gave us a chance to do some sight-seeing in Hong Kong. Hong Kong doesn't require an entry visa. They ... read more
Asia » China » Guangdong » Shenzhen 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