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Manchuria consists mainly of the northern side of the funnel-shaped North China Craton, a large area of tilled and overlaid Precambrian rocks. The North China Craton was an independent continent prior to the Triassic period, and is known to have been the northernmost piece of land in the world during the Carboniferous. The Khingan Mountains in the west are a Jurassic mountain range formed by the collision of ...
... Fireworks are awesome, but there is something seriously wrong when it's a well-known fact that it's safer to light them with a cigarette rather than a lighter/match.
Here's a less exciting entry about the time I got sick and everyone had fun in Changsha without me. Better than it sounds? Who knows? There's only one way to know.
... to Melbourne are basically International Students, I assume. Pretty much all the nearby countries have a bit of this going on, especially the ones that follow Chinese New Year. But there happens to be a country quite close that I've always been keen on checking out, which is actually a Catholic nation, and not only do they only care about working in South China/Hong Kong, most Chinese people think it's a horrible place and aren't big on going there for a holiday.
... trying to say something far more mundane xD
Yesterday Regina ate the last of MY dumplings when I wasn't around, leaving all the meat ones on the table. 'Enraged', I asked her Mum if I never spoke to her daughter again, would she still love me and keep feeding me? Mum gives it a lot of thought, and says, "if you break up, how will you come to China?"
"Um, by plane, right? Just like all the times I came BEFORE I knew your daughter!"
... in an apartment in Panjin ever since. This is the place where Regina's parents both worked on an oil rig, or something to that effect. Scattered all over the town are all these curious devices and pipes for drilling kilometres under the ground, which basically serves as the backbone of the local economy. Panjin is China's Number 3 "oil town".
It's been snowing lightly since yesterday and while Regina's family insists that locals think it's ...