Wheels of Glory May 16th 2010 Metal slices through the flesh like a knife through tofu. Trousers get torn like a spider web in a storm, blood gushes from a deep wound above the right knee. I look to see if my leg is still attached. Check. Look at the damage to the bike. Check. Give the pricks who forced me to swerve and slide the finger. Check.
I'd been riding Route 214 out of Jiangcheng for less than a kilometre when all o ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan 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