by Brian Glucroft My post on the variety of transportation methods in China included some examples from Xiapu, Fujian. I went there based on the tip of a friend who had heard of its picturesque fishing villages. Not only did it prove to be full of beautiful landscapes, it also had its own special local culture.
Some additional photos:
Some kids who were very excited to meet a foreigner
In the main town
Farming on land
High school students on a night out
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.