Author: Alex

I run things around here - well - I eat them, too.
By Alex

Day 22: Great Wall and Peking duck

After arriving in Kunming from Jianchuan at 2am, the driver mercifully let me and a few others stay on the bus till 6am – when it would be needed again. I had, then, 5 hours to kill before my train. I wandered around the city for a good two hours, stumbled into a fish market, found…

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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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