Doors and fireworks and CONSTANT HORNS October 24th 2010 It's interesting how much China's roads and cars can look like what I'm used to, and yet so little exists of traffic laws, noise conservation, and road rage!
I walk down the street I live on and am instantly surrounded by bikes, pedestrians, and occasionally a taxi all trying to make their way down a road that in the US would be reserved for one way motorists only. Cars with bells, motorcycles ... read more
Asia » China » Shanxi » Yuncheng 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
This isn't JUST about China, but the bulk of it will be. I've travelled a bit, taken a few pictures, but I lost my heart in China.
Belgium has amazing chocolate and beer.
Bogota has the best steak I've ever had.
Spain has some delicious tapas.
Portugal has some of the most beautiful venues.
Germany has gorgeous architecture.
Amsterdam has... well... a red light district where I was propositioned, and a lot of weed I didn't smoke.
But China... has stolen my heart with its culture, its language, its people and, of course, its food. ... full info