Ice Kingdom January 10th 2007 The first thing I saw upon exiting the train station in Harbin was a massive ice sculpture of several pigs (to celebrate the impending Chinese New Year), glowing with green light in such a manner they seemed to be dancing to the music spilling from nearby nightclubs. Harbin seemed to be a lively town. In spite of the cold the streets were packed with throngs of people, including a large number o ... read more
Asia » China » Heilongjiang » Harbin 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
Teaching English in South Korea and exploring as much as possible.
"For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move." -Robert Louis Stevenson
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