Category: "Hong Kong to China"

40. The Drunk Sesame Street Puppet

January 20th, 2011
So I was back in Hong Kong again, which bought a smile to my face as usual, not only because I love the place but the first thing I heard when jumping off the plane was Christmas music. In the heat of India and the dustiness of Nepal I'd forgotten how… more »

41. The Brave New World of Capitommunism

January 24th, 2011
On the train to Shanghai I met a couple of backpackers. One of them, French Canadian, was typical of the type of backpacker you sometimes meet. She ordered breakfast on the train with me but it transpired that she had no money to pay. So I paid with her… more »

42. Dignity for Dumplings

January 28th, 2011
Arriving in Guilin on the night train I met up with a guy who was at the hostel in Shanghai. He wanted to hear about the argument I had with the officials working for the Shanghai Metro before we left. I'd bought a pay and go metro card as they had… more »