Living With Dead Hearts

Living With Dead Hearts

[Translate] Wow! This is unbelievable! If you are at all interested in free documentary films and/or China, you definitely need to watch this film about kidnapping in China. Kudos to “Living With Dead Hearts” and Songhua Films for producing this and their efforts for social justice. Living with Dead Hearts…

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Backpacking Xinjiang: Kashgar (喀什)

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[Translate] One of the highlights of my summer was visiting a little gem of a town known as Kashgar. My friend Chase and I took the long overnight train from Urumqi all the way across China’s largest province, where we saw some pretty impressive views of the Taklamakan desert, the…

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Western China: Lanzhou & Xining

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[Translate] The Chinese celebrate many holidays over here in the east, and one of the biggest is National Holiday during the first week of every October, where Chinese patriotism abounds. You may have heard that the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival 春节, each January (or February, depending on the…

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The poor, the widows and the homeless

[Translate] Recently I’ve felt burdened for the homeless and beggar community here in Shanghai. There is enough of them where it breaks your heart a bit, and there’s even more rumors flying around about how you shouldn’t help them out because they either have money already, or are trying to…

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