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Wine Region: Gansu (China)

With a surface area of about 455,000 km2, Gansu Province is larger than Sweden (ca. 450,000 km2) and almost 100,000 km2 larger than Germany. Historically speaking Gansu has been a key link for the Northern Silk Road, and still today archaeologists discover new artefacts, grottoes and relics from China’s (and the really from the world’s) rich history of human cultural interaction. 354 more words


Hong Kong Lawmaker Sees Difficulty Ahead For Government Leaders -- "The worry is real" -- "opposition everywhere"

By Joyce Ng
South China Morning Post

Jasper Tsang, Legco president. Photo: Dickson Lee

Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing says governance will remain difficult even if Leung Chun-ying successfully seeks another term of office in 2017. 212 more words

Gua Sha: When I Was Scraped Senseless

Backtracking: I spent the day in Laixi, morning Shaolin class, free after that. No phone (which I’ve been using for navigation) because it short-circuited in the rain. 568 more words


Laixi, China

It is summer, now, and I feel the heat most heavily when I’m naked, in bed, sweating. That’s not supposed to be a hot image, if you could just see my setup here: black from body after body after body mattress, made up with a roses on zebra stripe sheet that I sprayed with pesticide after finding lice all over it, sewer smells stuck in the linoleum from a pipe that runs through the floor. 477 more words


The Calendar of Wine Sales in China

Just like wine sales in France or the US are dictated by seasons and public holidays, China also has a few events to keep in mind to plan for the seasonality of your wine sales, or to schedule your promotion trip to China. 600 more words


Just Walking in the Rain...

This week Susan got for Lemondrop her very own umbrella – but we haven’t had any rain, so she just walked everywhere around the house with it instead; just in case. 29 more words


China Day 4 - Peking Duck

This just in:

Cats apparently love ube cakes. She actually chased me around and tried to fight me for a piece.

Today we made Peking duck. 723 more words