Month: May 2016

By Alex

Day 15: Yunnan, yuan, and youtiao

Day 15: Yunnan, yuan, and youtiao This post is for days 13/14/15. It’s currently day 18, but I haven’t been able to post – I underestimated the Great Firewall of China: Facebook, Google, Youtube, even Google Maps are blocked.  I didn’t prepare a VPN or even a proxy, so I wasted a few hours in…

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By Alex

Day 12/13: Trains, Guns, and Hanoi

It’s currently 1am on Labour Day – I got off the train at a few hours ago at 8pm – and I’ve had more than a few beers. Below are my notes from the 36 hour train ride I was just released from. 8am: Depart Saigon station, after 30 mins transferred to bus for another…

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