Escape! May 17th 2011 Greetings once more,
I'm writing on this sincerely joyous occasion to mark the end of my stay in Minle, the final part of which was occasionally pleasant and at the same time, regularly drove me to the point of exasperation.
The last month, we've been working in a new area, in the foothills of the mountains, and so we've mostly been at around 2800m. The weather's been gorge ... read more
Asia » China » Gansu » Zhangye » Minle 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