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Mao and the buddhas  
   

Mao and the buddhas

Antique Market and Dinner with Friends

September 22nd 2006
Antique Market and Dinner with Friends Last weekend I met my friends at McDonalds (they eat breakfast there regularly) and we went to the Chinese Antique Market, held on some palace grounds. I was told repeatedly which palace, and I saw it in Chinese on a large stone marker and on a billboard, but it didn’t stick.) Since it was before payday, I decided to browse only. Also, what should I be buy ... read more
Asia » China

Chinese Flag 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
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