Tag Archives: Xinjiang

Photo: Restaurant Serving Horse Meat, Xinjiang, China

This is in regards to my last post, “A Confession: I Love Horse“: The Four Season’s Peace Restaurant, serving Kazakh-style horse meat, in Shihezi, Xinjiang, China. Those were the days. (Note once again that no animals were abused or mistreated to … Continue reading

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A Confession: I Love Horse

For some reason, a post I wrote almost two years ago has suddenly gone viral. The post is called “Designer Makes Women’s High Heels From Horses’ Hooves” about Iris Schieferstein and her predilection for using animal parts in her designs for … Continue reading

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Top Ten Liked Posts For 2012

Many of the posts that got the most hits did so because of web searches. The people came, looked, and moved on leaving no comment or trace. Maybe they liked the post. Maybe not. While getting the most hits can … Continue reading

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Chinese Man, Fearing Mayan 2012 Apocalypse, Spends Life Savings Building Ark

Urumqi, Xinjiang, China is the farthest place in the world from any ocean or large body of water. However, a Chinese man, Lu Zhenghai, has spent his life savings building an ark in anticipation of the December 21, 2012 apocalypse … Continue reading

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