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International Swim Meet

In later September Jinshitan hosted the 9th Annual International Swim Meet. There were bi-lingual announcers: Chinese and Russian! Hundreds of participants in the parade. More than watchers, I am sure. A huge number jumped into the ocean at the end of the parade and swam out to see who could put their banner the farthest out! Yikes.
Getting ready for Christmas - Year 2

December 9th 2009
We have not disappeared since our last blog which described our Yangtze River cruise at the end of September. We just haven't been anywhere but have been busy. On several weekends we take the QingGui down to Dalian and wander around seeing the sights, visiting markets and attending Church. Since I am not burdened with a job I get to scout out many locations so we can find things on our trips toget ... read more
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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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