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All Things Mao

Our good friend, Luo Qiu Ping has volunteered to drive us to Shaoshan,the former residence of Chairman Mao. It’s a long drive, about 104 kilometers from Changsha. Along the way, we are entertained by the interesting road signs warning drivers not to drink or not…


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China Through My Lens

My first visit to China surpassed all of my expectations. I expected a China that most westerners have been taught to think of when they think of China – namely a poorly developed socialist country where people work for the common good and they all…