Readers' Wives January 2nd 2005 Everything is hunky-dory in China! The government is the best ever and getting better! Well, it is if you believe what you see on China's English language news channel, CCTV (ironic name - let's rename Fox News to "CIA"). Scary thing is, it ain't that different to ours, just less subtle.
...And the worst toilet in the world 2004 award goes to the internet cafe I used in Xian. China has the wo ... read more
Asia » China 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
Work-shy Brit on the way to Australia via as many places as possible. Started off by hitch hiking on a yacht across the Med from Morocco to Turkey, but that went tits up - the plan? What plan?.... full info