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early morning, somewhere in China

Published on September 29, 2016, by in China.

At dawn, we stopped at a forlorn-looking gas station in Jiangxi Province, driving from Suzhou to Guangzhou, on the way to my new teaching job in Zhongshan, Guangdong. My dog Xiao Gou Gou and I are now living at Guangdong Polytechnic Institute in rural Zhongshan, where I teach Freshman English and Sophomore Business English. Tweet This Post

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traditional building

Published on September 15, 2016, by in Architecture, China.

a crumbling traditional house sits surrounding by weeds in rural Zhongshan, Guangdong province Tweet This Post

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side street in Shanghai

Published on March 25, 2016, by in China, Shanghai.

  shot with my (now lost) Nokia phone in 2015 Tweet This Post

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staircase, Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum

Published on March 17, 2016, by in China.

Looking down from the top floor of the former Ohel Moshe Synagogue, Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, Shanghai From the website of the museum: From 1933 to 1941, Shanghai became a modern-day “Noah’s Ark” accepting around 30,000 Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust in Europe. In the “Designated Area for Stateless Refugees” in Tilanqiao area of Shanghai, about 20,000 Jewish refugees lived harmoniously with local citizens, overcoming numerous difficulties together. Tweet This Post

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night street in Bangkok

Published on January 11, 2016, by in China.

View of a sidewalk and heavy traffic along Charoen Krung Road, taken from a taxi on our way to the Asiatique market, Bangkok. Tweet This Post