Monthly Archives: December 2010

Thanksgiving in Cambodia

November 25, 2010. This was a date for which all true red-white-and-blue-bleeding Americans had longed, at least since November 27th, 2009. A time for family and friends to converge for hours around the largest television set available, to thank the Lord for benevolently creating … Continue reading

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Say Waaaat?!

Angkor Wat. Yeah, it’s a wonder of the ancient world. It’s huge. It’s beautiful. It’s real great. So wat? If you really care, or want to look at some pretty photos of it, look it up on half a million … Continue reading

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I Hope You Had the Old Chinese Woman Visor of Your Life

Never one to bite the hand that feeds, the Chinese — particularly their elderly woman contingent — have a great respect for Lord Helios, and express their humility by hiding every inch of themselves from Him at all times in highly … Continue reading

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Chinese Food Makes Us Sick

Actually, somehow, it didn’t. Probably because we didn’t eat most of it. Although we did sample snake (to avenge our phobic physician friend), chicken’s feet (a gift from our cowboy hat-sporting trainmates) and, of course, dog meat, our knowing bowels tended to … Continue reading

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Dwarf Empire!

“In Yunnan of China, at the beaufiful lakeside of DianChi.there is a dreamful coutry lives in a virgin forest, which gefs hundreds of people together-that’the “Dwarves Empire” of the World Ecological Garden of Butterfly. People here are so diligent, kind, … Continue reading

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In the Court of the Dog Meat King

As the People’s Republic’s most populous metropole, and the very heart of commerce, finance and culture in Earth’s fastest-growing economy, Shanghai is China’s “showpiece” to the world. Visitors can spend weeks there and fail to cover all its sights. For starters, you could cruise the historic … Continue reading

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The Great LOL of China

Cultural Revolution, Kappa Alpha Tau style.

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