Breathtaking and beautiful time-lapse video of skilled drivers and pedestrians navigating an uncontrolled intersection in Hanoi, Vietnam. Hanoi crazy night traffic from v!Nc3sl4s on Vimeo.
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Two days ago I my plane landed a world away from Nanchang, China on the beautiful island of Jeju. Jeju Island is located off the southern tip of the Korean peninsula. I’ll be here for about a month to visit with good friends before returning to China for more travel and school. I went to [...]
The other day I took a walk on Zhong Shan Road (中山路 zhōngshānlù) which is part of the shopping centre of Nanchang. I’ve never gone shopping there, but I still enjoy the area with it’s crowds of shoppers and activity. Zhong Shan Road is dotted with mostly middle-aged ladies trying to grab my attention with [...]
CBC reports that Canada Post (加拿大的邮局) has released it’s latest stamp celebrating the year of the Pig. I think most Chinese people I’ve met (and foreigners too) are quite surprised when I say how Chinese traditions are woven into Canadian life. A symbol of a Chinese festival being specially acknowledged in this way does not [...]
“Hello,” said the little girl. I guessed her age to be less than 10-years old as I looked up from my dinner. Sitting alone in a quiet corner of CBC Chicken I smiled as I replied: “hello.” “What is your favourite colour,” she asked after a slight pause. Obviously curious about the bearded foreigner, she [...]
A city block in China is huge compared to those in North America. Often the area within a Nanchang city block will contain a small maze of streets connecting the random collection of buildings. A quiet hidden street Another foreigner introduced me to a small restaurant that was in an area hidden from me until [...]