Tidbits of useless information June 14th 2012 Pedestrians do not have right of way.
Neither do cars. It is every man for himself.
Mantra for drivers: "Good honk. Good brake. Good luck"
Lane divisions are optional and mostly ignored. Driving thru the middle of one is preferred.
Bricks and mortar are everywhere. There are small piles along sidewalks, in front of homes, in parks. Everything is made of bricks (sidewalks, homes, walls) ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing 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