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Crazy Overpass Decision

Recollections after some much-needed down time

June 17th 2010
Not much going on...which is a good thing! The past two weeks brought the Table Tennis World Veterans Championship to Huhehaote. Our hotel was one of many suddenly occupied by hundreds of foreigners from Europe, South Africa and Australia. For me, this meant almost round-the-clock readiness to hear my phone ringing and pick up to the sound of the hotel operator saying, "Um...there's a foreign g ... read more
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