Or actually, this year it’s Happy 牛 Year! 牛 is the character for ox/cow and is pronounced niu, yes, like new. And let me completely ruin the joke by underlining that it’s the year of the ox. Get it? Funny, huh?

Anyway, enjoy the fireworks. We had the same kind of view from our apartment last night:


Oh, and my site got blocked! I have to use VPN to access it. Perhaps it’s because of my previous post about Tibet, but I’m linking to their freakin’ site for God’s sake!