From Jp – The More Peculiar Things One Sees in China

There are so many things that are exactly like the US in China, and then there are the other things when you have to stop and think, “What exactly is going on here?” Here are a few we’ve run across so far:

Yep this is pretty much exactly what it looks like.  A Chinese barber shop group singing a song in Chinese (beautifully harmonized) presumably about "Dear Ole Dad".

Yep this is pretty much exactly what it looks like.  A Chinese barber shop group singing a song in Chinese (beautifully harmonized), presumably about “Dear Ole Dad”.

This one is still a major sense of confusion to me. It's a sea of red chilies. These were completely unattended. It was as if an accident happened, a chili pepper accident, and no one cleaned up.

This one is still a major sense of confusion to me. It’s a sea of red chilies. These were completely unattended. It was as if an accident happened, a chili pepper accident, and no one cleaned up.

This is the picture of what we were told was a very special traditional Chinese dish. Well, it looked much differently on the menu, but yeah, I think they assumed we wouldn't guess that  they were actually from the same plant that makes Chicken McNuggets.

This is the picture of what we were told was a very special traditional Chinese dish. Well, it looked much differently on the menu, but yeah, I think they assumed we wouldn’t guess that they were actually from the same plant that makes Chicken McNuggets.

Thousands of crickets for sale under one tent.  It was crazy loud. Was a one-of-a-kind auditory experience. I wonder how someone picks what cricket is best for them.

Thousands of crickets for sale under one tent. It was crazy loud. Was a one-of-a-kind auditory experience. I wonder how someone picks what cricket is best for them.

There were many examples of what we would see as being archaic practices going on. Here, a worker is making his own mop.

There were many examples of what we would see as being archaic practices going on. Here, a worker is making his own mop.

After the first one, I got obsessed with mops.

After the first one, I got obsessed with mops.

We are pretty convinced this is just what it looks like... a pair of sleeping pants with a bunch of Panda heads puking up blood.

We are pretty convinced this is just what it looks like… a pair of sleeping pants with a bunch of Panda heads puking up blood.

At least they don't hide it...

At least they don’t hide it…

More to come…

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2 Responses to From Jp – The More Peculiar Things One Sees in China

  1. Laura says:

    So you bought the pants, right?

  2. Sue Kilkuskie Lucrezi says:

    Love these, Jp! Maybe the pandas had been chowing down in the sea of red chilies.

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