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Lijiang Old Lady Attack

All the greats suffer for their art, and if you consider smart-ass travel blogs to be ‘art’, and wasting entire days in loud, smelly Asian internet cafes ‘suffering’, then it would appear that you’ve, on your own, just defined us as great. … Continue reading

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Through The Liu-king Glass…

“[The Bishkek Chinese] embassy is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays… The embassy recommends a travel agent – well, just a lady really – by the name of Liu who has an office on Toktogul Street, who can do everything for you…” … Continue reading

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Zhanna – Sadly Not a Murderer

Name: Zhanna Encountered In: Balykchy, Kyrgyzstan Nestled against the westernmost reaches of Issyk Kul’s crisp glacial waters and menacingly cradled by the sharp Ala-too mountain ranges to its north and south, the town of Balykchy finds itself at the locus … Continue reading

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Say Waaaat?!

Angkor Wat. Yeah, it’s a wonder of the ancient world. It’s huge. It’s beautiful. It’s real great. So wat? If you really care, or want to look at some pretty photos of it, look it up on half a million … Continue reading

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I Hope You Had the Old Chinese Woman Visor of Your Life

Never one to bite the hand that feeds, the Chinese — particularly their elderly woman contingent — have a great respect for Lord Helios, and express their humility by hiding every inch of themselves from Him at all times in highly … Continue reading

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Dwarf Empire!

“In Yunnan of China, at the beaufiful lakeside of DianChi.there is a dreamful coutry lives in a virgin forest, which gefs hundreds of people together-that’the “Dwarves Empire” of the World Ecological Garden of Butterfly. People here are so diligent, kind, … Continue reading

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In the Court of the Dog Meat King

As the People’s Republic’s most populous metropole, and the very heart of commerce, finance and culture in Earth’s fastest-growing economy, Shanghai is China’s “showpiece” to the world. Visitors can spend weeks there and fail to cover all its sights. For starters, you could cruise the historic … Continue reading

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