CHAPTER 21-LAST DAYS SHAOXING AREA-CHINA January 29th 2010 CHAPTER 21-LAST DAYS SHAOXING AREA-CHINA
On my final days in Shaoxing area I just explored couple of places and took a ride on one of the many double decker buses- nothing exciting, but my first since the 1970’s.
I also visited the statue dedicated to Da Yu. He was the guy who thousands of years ago tamed the swamps, rivers and floods. The sticky fertile soil was good for agriculture but ... 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