Tag Archives: Asia

Living in China. November 19, 2012. Quiet

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11. It was very cool this morning. I might have to break out my long pants soon. I woke up at 04:30 and tried unsuccessfully to go back to sleep, but was unsuccessful, so I got up at … Continue reading

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Living in China. October 21, 2012. Duck, Club Viva, etc.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19. Afternoon. It was very pleasant today. It was sunny and cooler, I’d guess about 75 degrees. Met a 66 year old Chinese man named Robert on my walk this afternoon. He spoke pretty good English. We sat … Continue reading

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Living in China. September 21, 2012.

It’s been very quiet here lately. I have little to report. We’ve had a few get togethers with friends and I’ve been going to chess club. Every afternoon I take my walks. I’m still exploring the new neighborhood. Edison went … Continue reading

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Living in China. July, 17, 2012. Hong Kong.

Sunday I had to go to Hong Kong to get my visa updated. Big mistake. The stores here are all open on Sunday and the checkpoint was a mad house. Chinese people like to shop in Hong Kong because a … Continue reading

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Living in China. June 30, 2012. Quiet.

I read a story in the paper today that the University of Hong Kong has opened a hospital here in Shenzhen. The article gave an exact address, but I wasn’t familiar with it. It was in the Futian district where … Continue reading

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Living in China. June 28-29, 2012. Quiet Days

Just finished this week’s editorial. There was a racial incident in Guangzhou where a Nigerian man who was here illegally died while in police custody. Apparently there is a fairly large African community in Guangzhou, and they turned out to … Continue reading

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Living in China. June 25, 2012

We finally I have a hot and sunny day. Now I can complain about the heat. Plus everyone seems to be well today for the first time in a while. The first picture above is of me yesterday. I have … Continue reading

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Sinh Cafe in Hoi An Sucks

I usually don’t write a lot of negative things about my travels, but I Had such a bad experience with Sinh Cafe today, I must record it. First of all, I must admit I’ve used that company dozens of times, … Continue reading

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Final Vietnam Trip Itinerary

August 23th. Guangdong-HAN. Leave 21:05. Arrive 22:00. 2 hour direct flight on Vietnam Airlines. Flight 919. Cost 250. RT. Staying at the Hanoi Eden Plaza Hotel. Hoan Kiem District. 35 Quan Thanh street – Hoan Kiem district – Hanoi city … Continue reading

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