Posts in Asia
LIGHT 'EM UP!

A professor in Beijing decided he could smoke in front of his students, claiming it’s inspirational. He might have gotten his views from the China Tobacco Museum, which focuses heavily on the great deeds done by the great smokers in China’s history.

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SLOW TRAIN TO PYEONGYANG

North and South Korea just got the go ahead from the UN to study whether they could hook up their rail systems. A while back I visited Dorasan Station, close to the border in South Korea. It doesn’t see much traffic yet, but is equipped and ready to whisk train passengers from Pyeongyang to Seoul and back.

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