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By Henrik Drescher

The state of China is a continuing resource of fascination, but we hardly ever glimpse lifestyles past its city facilities. some distance west of Beijing and Shanghai, within the distant chinese language province of Yunnan, pioneering artist Henrik Drescher settled over a decade in the past. whereas living in his followed domestic, Drescher files his stories and observations in his illustrated notebooks, taking pictures way of life in settings starting from road markets to mountainscapes. those richly illustrated pages are compiled the following for the 1st time. Drescher's dependable lovers will take pleasure in this window onto the lifetime of the artist on the top of his powers, whereas people with an curiosity in chinese language tradition will surprise at this hardly ever noticeable view of a rustic within the worldwide highlight.

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The remnants oF old neighborhoods can still be Found between The highways and malls. life Thrives There; small Parks, cozy tea parlors, and laundry liNEs hung with socks, underwear, and drying cabbage. Between Shanghai and Hangzhou can be seen Row upon row of mcmansions built by FaRmers who hit it bag in manufactuRing and Real estate. most oF These appear Empty, except for The occasional clothesline strung between corinthian columns. unfinishad eiffel tower!! Wednesday geriatric FliRteRs Cantonese opeRa waiting FoR The Future wisthing well FliRteRs TEENagens poRtRaits stReet musicigns hoRsE memory canToNese OpeRa The chinese Find Enjoyment iN Notes of the musical sPECtrum That make the EaRs oF most noN-chinese bleed.

This paRticulaR peRFoRmANCE was AmateuR night at The opeRa hall, luckily peanuts weRe seRved, which seRved Nicely as make sHift EaRplugs. Busking in china is Seen more as a begars Profession Than an art from usually blind musicians will be led by another disabled peRson. Flirting Festival yao san ling is a Bai Festival of Flirting helda once a year noRth of Dali. The idea is That young people meet and spontaneously sing love songs in a Rap like Rhythm To one anothers. TRouuble is, That all The young SuitoRs aRe Too busy sexting each other to 60 theR To attend The occasion, leaving The Flirting To The old Folks.

TRouuble is, That all The young SuitoRs aRe Too busy sexting each other to 60 theR To attend The occasion, leaving The Flirting To The old Folks. Bai people FliRt in Their own language.

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