The Party Spirit

schoolThe Tan General Store, situated 50 meters from Mao’s second home along the Jinggangshan Trail, sells dried fruit, beer, sewing supplies, cooking oil, fuel and revolutionary paperweights. Via The South China Morning Post, read more


China’s Red Tourism

andy_warhol-mao_9China: a capitalist country flying the communist flag. Red monuments and memorabilia: could be a good dime in that. So come along to Jinggangshan and other hotspots of revolutionary fervor where reform-era tourists are paying serious yuan to wear and stare at Red Army gear. Via Asia and Away, read more