Qingdao – In China, it’s the height of the tourist season for Qingdao’s famed beaches. But while many of the town’s visitors want to enjoy the sand and water, they’re not so wild about sunbathing. So they often resort to a local tradition: the face-kini, a sort of light cloth version of a ski mask.
In many cultures, a tan doesn’t imply health and leisure, as it often does in Western advertising. Instead, it’s seen as a connection to outdoor work, and the peasantry. Preserving one’s pale skin, the thinking goes, implies that you lead a pampered, successful life.
Fucking China. Literally the one and only physical blessing they’ve got is looking tan round the clock and this is how they choose to show off their gift. By dressing up in jogger’s gear and looking like Kevin Bacon in Hallow Man so they can downgrade to pale skin:
You think your masks look fly China? They don’t. You idiots look like a gang of bank thieves dressed up as a gay pride rainbow. Clean it up.
And while you’re at it, maybe open a few more indoor pools? Just seems a bit overcrowded: