Temples, Windmills and Mongolian Cowboys August 8th 2010 China Trip 2010: Hohhot and Grassland
We arrived in Huhehaote on the morning of the 19th, having flown in from Shanghai. First order of business: relax! It was the first time since Beijing that we didn't have to hail a cab at the airport; my working at a local hotel has some nice benefits (including free airport pick-up service for me and my parents!) The airport representative, a p ... 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, up to this past October. 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.
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