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The Hourglass

The hourglass with blue sand in the background timed the boil to let us know when to dig in. It tried our patience a bit - several times we checked to make sure the sand was flowing.
Mushroom Hotpot

May 17th 2019
Xichang, Sichuan, China (May 17, 2019) - As is customary, the host hospital staff (ophthalmologists) organize a welcome dinner. This evening we were treated to a mushroom hotpot - featuring a boiling cauldron of bullion soup filled with a dozen varieties of mushrooms of all kinds of textures, sizes and flavors. A real delicacy, it include an abundant number of exotic truffle mushrooms that were in ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan

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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