Finals have been graded, scores have been submitted, and everyday hundreds of students march out of the campus rolling their suitcases behind them heading home for the summer. This time last year I was feeling
Chinese people are known for blendin in with the crowd. No one wants to stand too far out of the norm here. And for Beijing based artist Liu Bolin, it’s no different. Only he takes
When I first came to China, I didn’t have any real travel goals. After all, I thought we would be here only 6-months to a year, so I knew we couldn’t see everything. But as
On my recent trip to Anhui I wrote about all the rain and flooding I saw. Anhui province is right next to my province, Zhejiang, and apparently we have’t been spared either. Record levels of
EXT. YUAN COMPOUND – DAY Security men and porters are loading wagons for a convoy. As they work, we see across the lake a lone horseman entering the village. One of the men recognizes him.
There are a few epic trips in my mind in which the road was better than the destination. I don’t mean that in the symbolic getting there is half the fun way (cause let’s admit
I read a lot of different websites related to China and travelers in China and there have been some funny/interesting stuff that I thought you might enjoy. Strange News of the Week – echinacities.com collected
Between my apartment and the classroom lies the boy’s dormitory. I go by it often, daily, and sometimes see my students waving to me from their balconies. “Get to class!” I always yell up to
Today is Dragon Boat Festival, one of the few official holidays’ here in China. Curious at what that means? Well read this post that I wrote last year about the history and culture behind it.