Monthly Archives: May 2011

25/50 – Troubled Traffic

  This is an old video, taken the first week that I was here. Every time I step out into the road I fear for my life. There are no road rules here in China. Lines on the road? What … Continue reading

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24/50 – The Horny Cafe

Stinky Creek and the Horny Cafe earned their name from the same strange, old Australian man. Y.I. World Hornorable Coffe has been a staple in the American diet of the other foreigners here. It’s located right outside of the South … Continue reading

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23/50 – Stinky Creek

This patch of putrid green water runs along the outside of the Eastern wall of the university. Farther along this road on the right side are the student dormitories. This river has been relatively stagnate since the rains stopped in … Continue reading

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22/50 – The Grinnies

Upon our arrival to Kaifeng we began to frequent a series of mom and pop restaurants outside of the South gate of our university. The owners of the shops quickly became familiar with our faces as we patronized their shops … Continue reading

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21/50 – Hotpot!

If I’m being serious with this blog then I have to admit that I don’t like hotpot very much… at least, not with Chinese people. I find it to be a laborious task. Traditional hotpot involves having one pot of … Continue reading

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20/50 – The Trash People!

So after the trash is deposited into the trash can and then redistributed onto the ground, an older man or woman riding one of these lovely orange trash bikes comes around and gathers it (to later be tossed into a … Continue reading

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19/50 – The Environment? What’s that?

Because why would trashcans be used to collect garbage when they can simply re-distribute garbage out their backsides? Part one in a two part trash post. Tune in tomorrow to receive the answer to this perplexing question!

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