CHAPTER 18-MORE SHAOXING January 18th 2010 CHAPTER 18-MORE SHAOXING
The much bigger and more interesting city of Shaoxing is a pleasant diversion on my few months here. It is relatively modern, but not too crowded and semi touristy but mostly famous for the locals than international travelers. The main city centre is about a square kilometer surrounded by a circular canal (sort of like a ‘mote’), with other canals cri ... read more
Asia » China » Zhejiang » Shaoxing 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
FROM CHINA TO KOREA
I have recently returned from two trips to China teaching English and I am about to start teaching again; this time in South Korea. I love travel, especially in Asia and by working there, feel I experience the country more than by just passing thru it.
My previous travels before China were 15 months in North America and Europe in 1975-76 and many South East Asian countries in 1980-81 for another 9 months. After almost another quarter of a century living in Australia, I got the travel bug once again.
This time I decided to do it slightly differently by working. I hear... full info