Tag Archives: China

Shanghai: Yu Gardens and Qibao Old Town

Yu Yuan – Yu Garden I think Shanghai has plenty of well known places to visit – many of them are worth the trip as they are spectacular, but some while beautiful, have become overrun by visitors and are rather tough … Continue reading

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Style in China – Different…?

Style in China I have been amazed by the rapid pace of development in China.  Me and everyone else, I think.  But one things that continues to baffle me is the style approach taken by many developers and builders in … Continue reading

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Shanghai Blue Sky – Sunset

Blue Sky Earlier this morning I was amazed to see the Shanghai blue sky – rare occurrence – and this late afternoon, I had the pleasure of seeing that blue sky in the sunset as well. Well, it is good to … Continue reading

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Shanghai Blue Sky

Blue Sky These days it seems to be the norm to be talking about the levels of pollution in China.  Some cities here seems like never get blue sky, so it is exciting to see a bright and sunny day … Continue reading

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Puxi Views – at Night and in the Storm

Puxi Views This weekend, in Shanghai, I had the good opportunity to experience an awesome thunder and lightning storm while at the 19th floor of our high-rise.  It was pretty impressive Right before the stort, the night was quiet and … Continue reading

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Sleeping in China

Sleeping in China Sleeping in public in China – is a national sport.  Almost.  There are so many instances of it in any given city on any given day, that you will be hard pressed not to encounter it. Is … Continue reading

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Cost of Living in China and Inconspicuous Consumption

To continue from my previous posting, China (as you probably know by now) has become an economic power – which by itself is a great achievement (given its humble situation in the late 1980s) but one which has come at … Continue reading

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Cost of Living in Beijing – China Economics Series

I have been a China observer for many years.  As you may have seen in some of my blog entries, my experience in China started as a student way, way back in 1987.  It seems like centuries ago.  In the … Continue reading

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Beijing Pollution – Not Getting Better

Greetings!   For all of you who need information on the weather and air quality in China and especially Beijing, here is an update – I was in Beijing this week – until earlier today.  Over the years I have … Continue reading

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Beijing – Winter Olympics 2022 – Incredible

 Something unexpected and really strange happened in the last couple of days – Beijing was selected as the host for the 2022 Winter Olympics Games!!! Isn’t that incredible…?  Why would I say that – well – very simple:  Beijing and … Continue reading

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