Almost every city has a 1912 district. These are often fun districts with many restaurants and clubs. They are named after the year that China was unified. This is our 1912 district. As you can see, lots of pretty, bright lights.
Life around Changzhou March 6th 2012 Greetings from Changzhou! This past weekend, we were forced to stay in our own city (big bummer...) seeing as how we had to hand our passports over to the police in order to get our residents permits processed. Passports are required for all non-citizens to do virtually anything outside of their own city, including buying a train ticket or staying at a hotel so we took advantage of a forced weeke ... read more
Asia » China » Jiangsu » Changzhou 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