What's new

About China

Welcome to our Japan community!

A discussion forum for all Things Japanese. Join Today! It is fast, simple, and FREE!


23 Dec 2010
Reaction score
what you know about China?

There were very few cars in '83 or so, everyone rode bikes (I had a Fenghuang), and Beijing wasn't very polluted. Some bikes even had enclosed sidecars. In the summer people swam in Houhai Lake, down a little from Ms. Soong's place (me, too). There were only lots of steps to get to the tops of Taishan, Emeishan, and Huangshan--no roads, no cable cars, etc.--and places to sleep didn't have any heating. Beer was served in bowls. People collected stamps (letters I received often arrived without them). Tongzhi was a common way to address someone, and a common guy's name was Guo Qing.
Top Bottom