Chengde - An adventure of miniature proportions? October 9th 2007 Everyone knows that teachers live for the summer. Well this summer was a little hectic for the two of us, what with packing up our lives and moving to China. Then we started work August 4th and "poof" what happened to the chance to relax, and recover from 2006-2007?
Starting work August 4th was actually a relief after such a crazy July, but I can't deny as September slipped by I was ever so rel ... read more
Asia » China » Hebei » Chengde 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