I've been pushing ahead with a post regarding an old favorite topic here -- Google and China -- but it still needs some work. In the meantime, another series of photos, this time from a location in northeast China -- Dunhua, Jilin. I chose to come to Dunhua because I was traveling from Yanji to Jilin City and wanted to stop somewhere in between. I knew nothing about the city except its location on a map.
After arriving at the long distance bus station and walking around looking for a place to stay, it proved to be a surprisingly interesting area, especially the village towns that surrounded the central district of the city.
On the bus to Dunhua
Central shopping district
Tricycle-cart-taxi (my name)
Sleeping where you work
A long walk
Kids posing in a village street
Elementary school classroom
in Shanghai for over 4 years, Brian Glucroft has worked as a researcher in the
user experience field for online services, electronic devices, and software
companies, including Microsoft China, and has a new blog at Isidor's Fugue.
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James Fallows is a staff writer for The Atlantic and has written for the magazine since the late 1970s. He has reported extensively from outside the United States and once worked as President Carter's chief speechwriter. He and his wife, Deborah Fallows, are the authors of the new book Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America, which has been a New York Times best seller and is the basis of a forthcoming HBO documentary.