Monthly Archives: April 2012

When a place gets crowded enough to require ID’s, social collapse is not far away. It is time to go elsewhere. The best thing about space travel is that it made it possible to go elsewhere. Robert A. Heinlein Related … Continue reading

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The Agra fort, a monument decked up in red stone towering against the bright blue sky burning scarlet in the scorching sun. It was majestic, royal and richness screamed from every red stone. Despite being…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Journey

New to The Daily Post? Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, you’re invited to get involved in our Weekly Photo Challenge to help you meet your blogging goals and give you another way to take part in Post a Day / … Continue reading

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Easter in China

Yesterday Kristyn and I went to the Crowne Plaza to see if they were offering an Easter brunch. Our hopes were raised when we saw a poster with beautiful Easter eggs advertising a “Classic Easter Brunch.” Okay, I’m not new … Continue reading

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Far East International Youth Hostel

When I go to Beijing, I usually stay at south of Qianmen Square. Tucked away in the hutong alleyways, and hence hard to find the first time you try, this hostel offers lots of local color and convenience. I’ve stayed … Continue reading

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Beijing Taxis: a Justified Rant

There’s a lot to like about Beijing, but their taxi drivers aren’t among them. Now I grant you I’ve had a few nice taxi drivers in my trips to Beijing, but I’ve also had horrid ones. The new trick is … Continue reading

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