Updated: Jul 2, 2019
This is me wandering a back alley in the ancient town of Lukong. Kind of weird, and, frankly, it doesn't smell that great. Other areas of the town are pretty interesting, though.
Afterwards, a pleasant walk in the countryside. A framer offers me a cigarette. I don't smoke ordinarily, but I light up in the interest of Chinese-American friendship.
MESSAGE: Don't start smoking! And if you already do, quit immediately. This goes for all drugs, too. Your health is too precious to waste.
All right, I know what you're thinking: "Cut the lecture and get back to the story!"
So, I come upon a field of beautiful yellow flowers. I think it must be canola. Now there's a good, healthy plant for you! Let me take a closer look ... Hey, they're moving.