Slice of Hutong Life

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Simple as it is, I love hutong life. While I understand that the homes here aren’t all that comfy, I do see that modern conveniences have wiped out the community, replacing it with alienation all too often.

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Travel Theme: Golden

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Each week Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack? challenges bloggers with a creative prompt. Last  week we were suppose to post photos inspired by “Golden.”

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China Dream #1

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All over the city there are new “China Dream” posters using folk art and ancient images. They’re supporting Xi,  the new premier’s, “China Dream” campaign. This article in New York Books explains now the posters aim to get people to adopt the lifestyles of their ancestors.