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As I walked through the yard I was surprised to see so many women working in what I always assumed a testosterone-dominated industry. I asked John Kerbrat, the Algoma contractor from Nipigon, Ontario about this. He smiled and explained that yes, there are a lot of women working here. They typically pilot all the cranes because they are better drivers and are more careful than the men. Also, the women have a much greater attention ...
Being in Hai’an, a welcome dinner party is held almost every night. Lots of toasting, LOTS. Always white rice wine. The first night was at a very grand restaurant. Every restaurant we've been to we had a private room. It's like a hotel transformed restaurant.
The dishes kept piling on.
On our way back to Nanjing we stopped by Yangzhou to visit a family friend and also where Young Chow fried rice ...
... large. Their driveways had wheat spread out to be dried.
Grandpa's farm was still old fashioned. An open air out house for a bathroom and stone stove kitchen.
Smoke flows through the town throughout the day and night miles away from wheat fields being burnt so that they can be transformed into rice fields for the next season. That's why I saw black fields. It was to cleanse the ground from old roots to build a better base for rice.
... been exploring the streets of Suzhou when I have free time. The main streets are becoming familiar to me, so I find adventure in the narrower alleys and roads that may not look or smell as nice but are more unpredictable. It's especially nice at night when the air is cool and the lights reflect off of the canals. On a different topic, I know some people are curious about the one-child policy in China so I'll write a little bit about it here. In order to curb the ...
... and drove about an hour to get there. This campus was smaller, much more spread out and had more of a "Furman" feel because it wasn't in the city. I guess it's probably like Penn State Delco vs. Penn State main campus (although PS main is not in a city...). They don't have foreign students there, so everyone was extremely excited to see us, so much so that we started feeling guilty. They treated us like visiting royalty or something...we had a ...
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