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A blonde running through city streets wearing a strappy top and shorts is a rare sight in China. So, when my running shoes hit Nanjing Road in Shanghai at 5:30 am, my knees felt a bit shaky. I squared my shoulders and headed straight to The Bund, Shanghai’s famous...read more
We stood in an exhibit room full of wiggly noisy Japanese school children and took in the grainy black and white panorama of Hiroshima taken the day after the atomic bomb exploded. In the photo, the landscape was strewn with rubble. A handful of people could be seen...read more
Country Driving: A Journey through China from Farm to Factory by Peter Hessler (2010) Country Driving is a compilation of three long narratives written by an American journalist who lived and traveled around rural China between 2000-2007. His observations relate to...read more