Tag: China

  • Recycling for a Living

    You don’t have to go very far outside the cities of China to see the manufacturing that fills the air with smoke and makes the waters run green. However, if you go to the streets of a city like Shanghai, you see something kind of unexpected: recycling. You see recyclable material piled high on to […]

  • Mt. Qomolangma

    On my trip to Tibet, we completed the hike to Mt. Everest (Mt. Qomolangma) Base camp, and stayed the night in a tent at the hike starting point, what i called tourist base camp. The hike lasted maybe an hour to an hour and half, and wasn’t too stressful, though we had our full bags […]

  • Tibet

    I traveled to Tibet over the Chinese national day holiday in early October as we had the week off from classes. The main highlights of the trip were the visit to Lhasa, Mt. Everest, Namtso lake, and taking the new train from Lhasa back to Shanghai (53 hours). I put up a flickr set of […]

  • Welcome to the Neighborhood

    I have been living in Shanghai, China since the middle of May but have not got around to posting anything expect to my flickr account and the previous post, the photo of the Shanghai skyline. Today i discovered that a site called city8.com has a Google street view type service for Shanghai. For the uninitiated, […]

  • Shanghai, China

    The skyline of Shanghai, China shortly after sunrise.