China


China: From the Mainland to Macau 2

A Study in Contrasts by Mark H. Bloom On Mainland China, which I like to call “The Land of Big Uncle,” it’s common to see a row of cameras over the highway. Travel, you see, is restricted. I was told a Chinese national isn’t allowed to go from Shenzhen to […]

Mark in Macau: suddenly, color was everywhere

photo of Mark Bloom with a pagoda in the background

A Guided Tour of China 4

A Guided Tour of China by Mark H. Bloom When I say “guided tour,” I mean that I had a Chinese guide and the tour consisted of a singular place where I had some business. I’m telling you this up front so you understand what a pathetic “tour” this story […]