Hello Stranger (Part 2): Beijing, China

Meeting random people on the road is an easy thing to do, but getting a more intimate connection is a social skill I can only possess under the influence of alcohol. I guess that's what they call "FUH-LIRTING!" "Hi are you blind?" "No!" "can you see me?" "Yes!" "...

The Wall

It was in 3rd grade when I started sketching different world landmarks at the back pages of my notebook as solution to the lethal boredom during math classes. Eifel tower, Statue of Liberty, Sydney opera house, pyramids of Giza and my favorite, The Great wall...

leo and his 300 year old hutong courtyard

After the energy draining, butt bruising, slip-disk inducing train ride, I roamed around the divisoria-ish crowded Beijing Train station to look for a tourist booking counter to try my luck in upgrading my ticket back to Shanghai. Well I guess my lucky star just exploded...

on the road

First, I want to apologize for not posting in the past three weeks. I guess "on the road blogging" is a talent, and in our case, a skill that is yet to be honed. I am currently in the middle of non-English speaking China. Which part?...