Tag: Harbin

  • The Ice Palaces

    Ice. Blocks of Ice. Piled high. Filled with fluorescents. Designed with slides. This is one fantastic playground! I don’t think I’ve had so much fun running around hand-made ice-structures in my life (granted I don’t know if I’ve ever run around hand-made ice-structures before). This was great and every slide was a blast. Solo, standing, […]

  • Italians vs. Tigers

    Why is it that I now have a bold distaste for Italians? I’ve had some great experiences in their country, met neat individuals outside of it, and then you meet some obnoxious fools and it ruins your whole perspective. Disrespectful of the people, the animals, and the general rules for life, I don’t think they […]

  • Tiger Expedition

    Even though they’re still in a cage where they’re gawked and taunted – albeit a really big cage – it was somewhat assuring to see China providing for these fascinating animals. Separated into types, each cage was a couple acres in size, enough that our bus could drive about in each one for roughly five-minutes. […]

  • Harbin Layer Breakdown

    With -16’C temperatures in Harbin, China we needed to load on the cold weather layers. Discussion turned bet, bet turned hilarity, hilarity makes good video, good video makes for beers all around. watch for Dan..

  • Ice Skating Introduction

    Cold. I suppose growing up in Southern California and then moving to Arid Arizona, ice, snow, and cold weather in general is quite a striking environmental condition. The novelty ranks with such greats as bacon on ice cream and getting a job. Through out our stay in Harbin, this naiveté helped to make the weekend […]

  • Open My Beer!

    Beer in China A safety food for any foreign country, beer is processed to the point of sanitation (almost guaranteed) so we choose it to drink and drink often. Unfortunately, China is unlike The States and Europe where choice means unique. In this land of equality, choice means uniformity and so when it comes to […]