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By     |    Oct 15, 2006   
Posted in: China and the World     |    2 Comments

Pekin(g) in Illinois

Really interesting to know that there is also a city of Pekin(g) in Illinois, USA: China used to be far away, the country at the bottom of the world. Certainly that must be how it seemed just 20 years ago in a place like Pekin, Ill., a city of 34,000 residents on the Illinois River that took its name from the Chinese capital in the 1820’s. According to local legend, Pekin [...]

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