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November 29, 2017

These three were the most popular ways to keep people warm in winter in 1990 Shanghai. They are all hot water containers.


  • Made of brass. Nice looking and last long.  

  • Very Expensive. Normal family wouldn't own more than one.

  • Not safe.


November 16, 2017

Shanghai is on the south east side of China. The latitude of Shanghai is similar to Austin, Texas.  

Winter in Shanghai has some similarities to Seattle: cold and wet. It can go as low as -4°C  (24°F). 

But my experience of winter in these two cities are r...

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