Gory FOOTage, or Running Afoul of China June 12th 2010 I don't know what it is about holidays in China, but whenever they come around I seem to be bedridden. Last time was the May 1st holiday, and you all know that story. This time it's the Dragon Boat Festival, and I have badly damaged my right foot.
It began a little while ago, when I accidentally broke the china bowl that held all my spare change and my key. I inadvertently knocked it off the t ... read more
Asia » China » Shandong » Jining 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