Terrified of my upcoming trip to Harbin.
The exhibit in Zhaolin Park, known around town as the “other” show. I suspect that the sculptors and structure-constructors whose work is on display here need to “graduate” before they can have their work featured at the main event on Sun Island.
Still, I found this one charming in parts, largely because it was much less crowded than the other one, but also because of discoveries like that bizarre dragon emerging from the ground (not a sculpture, by the way) and that halfly-anatomically correct equine creature of some sort.
I wrote about and photographed my trip to Harbin for The Huffington Post. Check it out.
The coldest winter in decades is causing blizzards in northern China and threatens electric power supplies in the south where the government is not used to dealing with such freezing temperatures, China media said Wednesday.
About 180,000 cattle have died in the north while hundreds of emergency shelters have opened in southern China to help people who do not have adequate housing or heat to survive the below-average cold.