The other day we heard that the Yichang International Tourism Festival would be holding a parade. So we went to check out the action. One of the mascots was a the Yangtze River Sturgeon.
There were several marching bands. Sandra gave them a thumbs up.
There were also several Chinese drumming troupes,
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If you need something mended, sharpened or fixed in China, I’m your local handyman. You can find me by looking at busy streetcorners or marketplaces. Look for a cart (the wheels may or may not be attached) that has a heavy-duty sewing machine, sharpening stone and various tools attached (along with a large umbrella).
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You may or may not know this, but the trucks in China have water-cooled brakes. As I’m biking down a hill a 15-ton truck will fly by leaving a steady stream of water in its wake.
This necessitates places for filling up the brake-water tank. So, on every roadside hill there will be half
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We’ve posted some new pictures on our Gallery, specifically:
Shanghai, 2005 Xi’an, 2006 Greece & Turkey, 2006
Just click the Gallery link at the top of the page and enjoy!