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Things the World Needed: Tianjin, China’s Ferris Wheel-in-a-Bridge

It’s not quite  Tokyo’s “Big O,” but I’ll give China credit once again for gratuitous randomness. Located in the city of Tianjin, a quick train ride just south of Beijing, the Tianjin Eye (天津之眼摩天轮) opened in mid-2008.  What makes this … Continue reading

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Tengak-Tengok! Bike Vendors in Jakarta

Tengak-tengok signifies “looking around repeatedly” in Indonesian.  There are many bicyclists cruising the streets and cul-de-sacs (culs-de-sac?  ehh) of Jakarta, hawking various foods, wares and services; much of the goods they have are just as easily found as many other … Continue reading

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