Ching Ming in Chong Ming April 5th 2009 Hi all,
Editor's note: Yes, we're learning Chinese, but no...the title is in English.
You may recall (or not) last year's blog around this time when we spent "Qing Ming" holiday in Nanjing...well, this year we decided to spend Tomb Sweeping Festival (or Qing Ming, the weekend that people honour the memories of their deceased ancestors) on the island of Chong Ming. Last year's blog was dev ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai 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
We are a couple of intrepid wannabe hippies -- young at heart -- who have dropped out of the Canadian rat race to explore life in the Shanghai teaching circuit. Join us on journey -- but only if you dare (or have nothing else better to do) What we lack in youth and energy, we'll try to make up for in entertainment value -- or a couple of laughs with us (or at us, at the very least :-).... full info