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Archive for October 23rd, 2010

Chinese Car Wash…

Posted by w_thames_the_d on October 23, 2010


I think thats the place….

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Why The Chinese Hate China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on October 23, 2010


One reason that many Chinese hate their country is that everyone watches everything. What that means is that if you are Chinese, people will watch all that you say and do, and presumably judge you for it. For most Chinese this is bothersome and one of the reasons that they are dying to get out of here.

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Beijing Subway- Another Day Another Joyful Ride

Posted by w_thames_the_d on October 23, 2010


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Teamwork in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on October 23, 2010


Great Poser if not so blurry. I watched these two work together to tote that thing down a ton of stairs.

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Poor Chinese Man

Posted by w_thames_the_d on October 23, 2010


This photo tells a million words. I followed this poor farmer for about 4 blocks. I just imagine what he is thinking after coming to Beijing. The guy probably is from a farm with no indoor plumbing, and is thrust into a place with almost 20 million people, cars and such. I kind of felt sorry for this guy. (the guy with a stick on his shoulders balancing the two bags.)

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