Rain, Mud and Rubbish March 18th 2012 Hi All,
With all the rain, fog and general dampness here in Hunan at the minute Shaoyang is not exactly looking at her best. The streets are just covered in mud and there seems to be rubbish everywhere. It does get you down a little bit to see the city in such a state. For all the Chinese nationalism they really don't seem to care what the city in which they live in looks like.
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Asia » China » Hunan » Shaoyang 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