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This old derelict building
And I

Two hundred kilometers
Away from

Nothing but gravel, rock
A winding strip of bitumen
And heat 251 more words


Bingling Temple, Gansu, China

Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region was really just a short added stop to the main target of our trip (although a spectacular stop); which was Gansu province, specifically Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. 529 more words


Is China Moving to Restrict Religious Freedom for the Hui Muslims?

By Wai Ling Yeung, May 13, 2016

Recently a video of a 5-year-old Hui Muslim kindergarten pupil from Gansu province reciting verses from the Qur’an went viral on China’s social media, attracting almost unanimous condemnation from presumably Han Chinese netizens. 952 more words


Muslim Chinese Province Orders Religion Out of School

The Associated Press

BEIJING — A heavily Muslim Chinese province has demanded strict adherence to a ban on religion in schools after a video circulated online in which a kindergartener recites verses from the Quran. 216 more words

My Teacher Bag: Essentials

A girl’s handbag might say a lot about her lifestyle, while a teacher’s bag says a lot about the teacher’s teaching style and motivations. My teacher’s bag has become a part of my attire, and my students know it’s time for class everyime I open it to pull out the lesson materials.  346 more words


stories from amdo: biking along highway 213

“You’re going to need rocks.” That was our advice when we rented bikes from a Chinese woman in Langmusi.

“If the village dogs start chasing you, make sure you bike faster and throw the rocks to scare them. 490 more words