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Letting it All Hang Out: Bang Ye or 膀爷 (Exposed Stomachs) Posted by on May 17, 2012

Everyone has their own way of coping with the heat. For most, it involves fleeing to the comfort of air conditioning and electric fans indoors. But what happens when you’re stuck outside in the stifling heat? Most parts of China are in the upper 90s during the July and August months, with debilitating humidity that…

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Thousand Island Lake (千岛湖) Posted by on May 15, 2012

Well it’s that time of the year again in China when temperatures (温度 wēn dù) rise (上升 shàng shēng) and a great deal of humidity (潮 cháo) descends upon the mainland (大陆 dàlù). Whether you live in 北京,上海 or 重庆,summer (夏天 xià tiān) always comes early in China. For some people, air conditioning (空调 kōng…

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