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Moganshan, east China.

By Mark Kitto   June 2012

They are widening the road to make it easier to turn up a junction right below our coffee shop, where there is a sharp hairpin. On busy holidays, intricate traffic jams turn to gridlock and I joke with customers that we should charge them for the show. From our perfect viewing platform it is fascinating to watch the cars and buses disentangle themselves. Now there will be no more jams. We’ll miss the entertainment.

There was almost no more coffee shop terrace too. The excavations into the hillside caused a large crack to appear. The foreman in charge of the…

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