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China

Subway Systems

Subway Systems

As a non-driver (i.e. I don’t know how to drive!), I am heavily dependent on public transportation. The Toronto public transit system has sadly deteriorated quickly over the last few years. There are various reasons for this: lack of public funding, lack of efficiency, slow […]

Funny signs

Funny signs

Here are some funny signs I’ve seen so far. Japan The Japanese love to use cartoons in all their signs. Sometimes it seems inappropriate!           China The best signs are definitely found in China. Instead of using a translator which are […]

Chinese impatience

Chinese impatience

After visiting Korea, I thought the Koreans were the most impatient people on earth. And then I visited China. Korea is like China-lite, or China is Korea-extreme! In China, there is no concept of queuing. It’s a common occurence to be waiting in line and […]

Observations from China

Observations from China

The nice thing about travelling through China is that culturally it is so different your visual senses are always being stimulated. Here are a few observations: Many Chinese children wear shit suits: clothing that has a large, gaping hole in the crotch area. This enables […]

More photos from China

I took many photos in China. My visual senses were constantly stimulated in this interesting country. Shanghai           Xitang                 Beijing                           […]

China – a love/hate relationship

To be honest, I never dreamt of going to China like I did of France, Japan or Ireland. It just never occurred to me as a destination I would like to visit. However, my cousin and his fabulous wife moved there last year. I wanted […]