At first the police wouldn’t let me go: Too dangerous, they said. Then I told them about my situation and they allowed me to pass. So there I was in another wind gap (blown away): Only this time it was worse than anything ever before. For me, basically one long bath in the great lakes […]
When I got up and looked out of the door, the other guys were preparing to go to work, and the wind had come: …the wind that everybody had been talking about. You see, it’s what they call a wind gap 风口 – the area between two mountain ranges where the winds have a natural […]
There were going to be some serious changes during the next couple of days, so we couldn’t just continue walking through the desert. Even though we would have liked to very much. We called up our favorite cab driver again (please please swallow) and devised a route that would take us to some places that […]
the most dirtiest?
I just remembered something: a while ago I had read in a German publication that Linfen was supposed to be the dirtiest town in all China. Polluted, that is. It seemed so intriguing to me… what would it be like, this ultimate degree of pollution? Now that I am here, it’s just amazingly un-amazing. Okay, […]