Monthly Archives: September 2008

the quiet toe

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Sometimes the highway seems just like a cake knife slicing the desert into two giant pieces. …and here I am, riding the knife, somewhere between those slices: Well not really riding, more like walking. Creeping, ever so slowly. … I had a good lunch of bread & beans: – plus there was this watermelon that […]


no lake at west lake

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What a lovely night, spent with an approximate 1 billion million mosquitos that all seemed to have just barely survived from a famine. There I was in my tent – a sirloin steak for them, a large serving of kungpao chicken, their own personal party-size pizza with everything plus extra-cheese: What a horrible night – […]


camel – filterless

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So I’m finally on my way again. The way… it was constantly changing its appearances today. After the city there was this: …then the trees went away: …and then everything else seemed to want to leave the scene as well: I was all alone – just me and the way I thought. But then the […]


“please close all the windows!”

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I woke up and I couldn’t really see anything outside: Sandstorm, again (little miss sandstorm, the best of all melons). “Is it very bad?” I asked the receptionist, “will I be able to go outside?” “Oh, please don’t worry,” she replied, “it should be alright tomorrow!” Then a lady went through all the rooms reminding […]


how to lose weight

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“Hey!” the receptionist had smiled at me when I arrived at the hotel, “looks like you’ve gained some weight there, haven’t you?” Uh… Actually, I am thinking about food almost all the time: Chinese people don’t seem to enjoy canned stuff as much as Germans do; I can’t seem to find anything decent in these […]