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Turtle City

David and I met in Dongmen for Valentine’s Day, to wander and enjoy fifty degree weather. [Dongmen is a shopping street in Shenzhen, you can probably find anything in this area. People will say, ‘if you haven’t been to Dongmen … Continue reading

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Happy National Day!

National Day is equivalent to our Fourth of July however in China you get 7 days off..and then have to work 7 straight days for having a holiday. David and I woke up at at the dawn’s crack to fangsheng..then … Continue reading

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Suspected Pick-pockets

China is a crowded bus. My parents visit was a merry-go-round wind-whirl. They came, conquered, and bounced. Unscathed. Pickpockets–Both my parents had unsuccessful attempts made by pickpockets to get their goodies. After a long day at a Buddhist temple and … Continue reading

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“People Mountain, People Sea”

I miss having “personal bubbles.” Back home if someone invaded our bubble something was seriously wrong. Here that does not exist. Chinese people are extremely hands on. When having a conversation they will slap your back or arm — all … Continue reading

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“Heiders in Chiners”

First and foremost everyone should check out the book, “China Underground.” It’s by an American journalist who explores China’s gritty “underground world. Zachary Mexico. It paints a raw picture of what’s really going on here in China’s culture. I was … Continue reading

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