The Weekend in Review May 22nd 2010 Saturday: Blind Date, Daoist Temple, and Hushi's oldest mala restaurant. Sunday: Hiking near an old movie set, eating a huge, amazing lunch and almost getting drunk on baijiu (Hint: NEVER let on that you can drink when this liquor is involved. They WILL make you toast about a million times to see how far you can go).
The day kicked off with a sort of blind dat ... read more
Asia » China » Inner Mongolia » Hohhot 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
I lived in Huhehaote, Inner Mongolia - "The Blue City" - for 13 months. I now live in my home state in the USA, where I have reconnected with my romantic interest; where I am working to make a little money; and where I am dreaming of travelling again, writing a book, and/or going to graduate school in Chinese Language or Asian Studies.
Hobbies: reading, writing, watching movies, doing martial arts when I have the time, blogging and Facebooking when I shouldn't.
"You can always go home, so long as you realize home is a place you have never been before...True jo... full info