Month: July 2009

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Finally going home

My dear friends, finally I am going home tomorrow! It was amazing trip, full of adventures. Hope everything will go according to the plan tomorrow and will get home safe. Big kiss!

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Last hours in China

Here I am counting last hours to the flight. Just 16 hours left! I have barely 200 RMB in my wallet. I hope that will be enough for my entertainment today, i.e. for beer. Not sure if I will have to take a taxi to the hostel. I will get back 100 RMB from hostel …

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“Hunting” at night

All day was raining. Hence, I had to stay in the hostel and most of the time I spent next to computer. I have managed to run out to buy a polarised filter for my photo camera. Didn’t feel like going out anywhere as I have a headache and runny nose. Also, having stomach problems …

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Haircut in Shanghai

I’ve made my mind to get a haircut in Shanghai. First I have asked how much it is going to cost. Only 40 RMB. There was 4 men and 4 women next to entrance dressed in uniforms like sailors. All white! They put me into chair and one of the woman started washing my head with …

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New dawn

“We dream of hope, we dream of change. Fire of love of death. Then it happens. The dream becomes real and the answer to this quest, this need to solve life mysteries finally shows itself like the glowing  light of the new dawn. So much struggle for meaning, for purpose and in the end we find …

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10 things I hate about China

10 things I love about China: 1. People driving without rear lights at night. 2. Traffic rules do not apply to anybody. 3. Rip off the tourist the way you can and make him pay for things that are normally free. Sell to the tourist 4 times the price. 4. Spitting in the train and everywhere else. 5. Throw the …

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Small dreams come true

I have been sitting in the bus for 2 hours 30min already. Had a short nap as well. All day I was dreaming about watermelon, but then I didn’t want to take it up to the mountain. Unexpectedly one of the bus drivers started carrying and offering watermelon for everyone and free of charge! Very …

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The Solar Eclipse (continued)

Everything has started on 21st July. First we have tried out our cameras with Steven, colleague from United Kingdom. Everything looked perfect. Bright sun disc in the image. We have packed and went to have lunch into nearby restaurant. I think I told you about the bony fish already that was delicious but got stuck …

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The Solar Eclipse

I have seen it! We have made it! I feel so lucky! I am going to eat now, since I didn’t eat before the Eclipse, just to avoid the curse. Just in case.