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Alfred was kind enough to send along some of the pictures that Mr. Zhou took at the factory and around Tianjin City. Advertisements
Friday morning Alfred picked me up from the hotel about 7:15 to take me into Beijing to catch the plane home. He showed up with very nice gifts for me and my family from Ann Lee which was … Continue reading
To understand what I saw Thursday afternoon I had to learn at least a bit of Chinese history. It seems that in the early 1800’s the British sought to fix their balance of trade issues with China by exporting Southeast … Continue reading
Leaving the factory, with the business of the day completed, we headed back into Tianjin. We eat lunch outside the city center in an area they refer to as a suburb but which is indistinguishable from the city in that … Continue reading
Thursday started late. Apparently the group that was picking me up was delayed waiting for something to take with them to the factory. When Alfred arrived he was accompanied by Mr. Zhou and Miss Du. The trip from the hotel … Continue reading
Wednesday evening I decided to walk to the temple that is around the block from the hotel. The temple was closed but there were maybe a hundred shops near by and some were still open. I walked around but soon realized … Continue reading
I was going to say that these need no explanation but I realize that they cry out for an explanation. I just don’t have one.