Numbers Don't Lie

Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Lunar New Year's Long March

2 billion trips were made by Chinese to see families during the lunar New Year holiday, which began Jan. 29 - the largest annual migration of humans. Trains are still the main transportation tools. 50% seasonal jump in adult diaper sales in some Chinese stores because of limited toilet access on packed trains.
Source: Xinhua

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6 Comments:

Blogger Beth said...

lol, I love that last part

8:38 PM

 
Blogger Etienne said...

I wonder if they walked with a cup of Starbucks in their hands.

11:49 PM

 
Blogger Tobia said...

um, ewwwwwwwwww!

11:36 AM

 
Blogger Will Powers said...

That's good!

6:03 PM

 
Blogger Bingo said...

The streets of Hong Kong were CRAZY over the holidays. Usually the crowd is huge it turned to enormous, there was almost no air left.

3:09 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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4:23 AM

 

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