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Wonderful, wacky China on the move

From the perspective of one month zipping around the People’s Republic of China, here’s my take on this vast, mysterious, chaotic and wonderful country: all of China is on the move, and it does nothing slowly and nothing on a small scale. China is perpetual motion. Cars, buses, trains, people, motorbikes, bicycles, animals…everything and everyone moves at fast pace, forward […]

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Dining (way) out in China

“Oh, good evening,” said the smiling young waiter at Ninety-Seven Restaurant in Lijaing’s Ancient City. “Table for two? Right this way. “We have a lovely outdoor table for you, not far from the brook with all the flowers, where you can watch tourists take photos of each other and make bets about who will be the first to fall in. […]

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