The G20

At some point way back in middle school I did something stupid and braty (something which I can no longer recall) that managed to alienate me from anything even closely resembling a social safety net for a number of years. By the time this all had simmered down I had bloated to nearly 300 lbs…

West Lake

My firend Justine came to visit, and I used it as an excuse to finally go see West Lake. If you ask people what is th emost beuatiful city in China, they will tell you Hangzhou. If you ask them why (they don’t handle this question well) they will tell you about West Lake. I…

Leifang Pagoda [Photo Dump]

The Liefang Pagoda at a distance. At some point or the other a buddy came to visit me and we ended up at the Leifang Pagoda, by West Lake. I had no idea what I would find their, but these would carved bas-reliefs are incredible, and worth the price on entry alone. The escalator to…