Li Jing Hua Yuan

May 03, 2010

It’s kind of crappy and there’s no fridge and certainly no washing machine, but it’s my house! In China! The rent is about $150/month plus $10 or so for water and electricity and only sometimes can I steal wi-fi from the neighbors, but it’s on the 11th floor facing south and the birds in the courtyard are so loud in the morning they wake me up when I leave the door open.

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View of Li Jing apartment complex from the balcony.

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The only way to dry laundry: hang it up. Everything stretches.

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View towards TianFu Square on a clear day.

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View towards TianFu Square on an average day.

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By midnight every light is out.