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New Year's Eve

Chinese new year is the BEST!

February 3rd 2011
Having a break from work has been really nice, we have visited temples and spent time with Tom's family who are visiting. We went to a Taoist temple and that religion is very bureaucratic, there is a heavenly 'department' of deities for everything and the is even a 'department' for signing the documents that approve things like rain and plagues! Today, we spent all day with Tom's family, we staye ... read more
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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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