Monthly Archives: August 2010

ouch!

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I woke up and said hello to a fine day: I limped outside and bought some water, some dried fruit… …and a massive hami melon: I laid out the tools to treat my feet: And then… I made the cuts: Guess I’ll have to stay here a bit longer.


earthworm and anaconda

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So… I guess some of you already knew what was going to happen, with the Caboose and all… I was going to take a few days off this summer to pick up where I left off and add a tiny bit of length to the long red line. 😉 Well, this morning my Uncle Shen […]


the beloved one

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Let’s see if you remember this place: Not quite? Well, how about now: That’s right. “Hey, you’re the German guy with the long hair and the beard – the walking dude!” they said when I came in, smiling like a Cheshire cat. Then they gave me another haircut. … Well this was nice and very […]


…is it safe to be here?

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Some people might be wondering if it’s safe to be here in Ürümqi after the deadly riots a year ago. Well, I think it’s okay. Kids are still bored by school: And there is a lot of military patrolling the streets: But apart from that, everything seems nice and normal. I hope it stays this […]


Yahximusiz!

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I am on a 30-day tourist visa now, but I might need a few extra days on top of that later. So I figured I’d try to get an extension for my visa today: They told me to come back another day… … So I went and had some roasted baozi: And some noodles: And […]


prelude, interlude, or leisure?

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Just how am I going to tag this post? I guess I am in the process of preparing for something. First things first though: I had been in Vladivostok for a month, and now I was back in China, in Changchun 长春. So this morning I took a cab to the airport, because I wanted […]