A backpacker's paradise in China (Cont.) May 11th 2005 Hi,
Every day there is a market day in one of the bigger villages around here, and all the villagers arrive to sell and buy stuff. These markets are quite different than the ones you are used to. You can find just about everything here, not only fruit and vegetables and simple kitchen stuff.
In these markets you can find meat (just out there on the tables), live chickens, pigs, fish, etc. (for gro ... 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