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BATHROOMS: In the world’s canss

In Chicago, CHINA, France, Sights, Silk Road/Xinjiang On July 25, 2006 3 Comments

Everyone’s gotta GO at some point, so here are some of my most memorable bathrooms: PARIS – This is a sanisette, found on most major streets. Drop 40… Read More »

SILK ROAD TOUR: 50 Chinese people and one white guy

In CHINA, Silk Road/Xinjiang, Transportation On November 7, 2005 0 Comments

I suppose I should’ve posted this from the get-go. Here’s a map of our trip. From Beijing to the Silk Road then south to Shanghai at the end…. Read More »

XINJIANG: Cute Kid 4

In CHINA, Sights, Silk Road/Xinjiang On November 1, 2005 0 Comments

I know it’s probably cruel to snap a photo when a kid is crying but really, he’s too cute. He was running around and crashed into another boy… Read More »

FLAMING MOUNTAINS: Hot monkey

In CHINA, Sights, Silk Road/Xinjiang On October 18, 2005 0 Comments

When I was a kid, I remember reading picture books about a kung-fu fighting monkey king. He had a friend named Pigsy who liked to drink. Sometimes there… Read More »

XINJIANG: Cute Kid 3

In CHINA, Sights, Silk Road/Xinjiang On October 15, 2005 0 Comments

This child was singing on the banks of Heavenly Lake. I think he and his goat would pose for pictures with tourists for a fee. We never found… Read More »

GAOCHANG: Mush, donkey, mush

In CHINA, Sights, Silk Road/Xinjiang, Transportation On October 9, 2005 0 Comments

My mom brought a big box of disposable surgical masks with her on this trip. I thought that was so uncool and misinformed since SARS is no longer… Read More »

XINJIANG: Cute Kid 2

In CHINA, Sights, Silk Road/Xinjiang On October 9, 2005 0 Comments

I fell in love with this girl in Turpan. She was hiding in a corner of a courtyard where we were trying grapes and melon. My man Jason… Read More »

TURPAN: Valley of the Grapes

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Sights, Silk Road/Xinjiang On October 9, 2005 0 Comments

For most of this trip, I walked around idiotically with my mouth open in awe. China is far more vast and surprising than I could have ever imagined…. Read More »