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A Good Day for a Great Wall

So what if you can’t actually see it from space. It is still a spectacular achievement, the construction of China’s Great Wall.

Shuttled by some new friends, an extremely “Beijing” breakfast (think stinky tofu sludge and pig stomach porridge), we ventured Beijing’s suburban constant traffic jam until we finally escaped, making our way to a beautiful and well maintained section of the Great Wall.

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Jakarta – the humanity!

Apparently, one more person can ALWAYS get on the train, despite all conventions concerning safety, or common decency for that matter.


Thankfully, my es buah at the market outside the train station helped calm my momentary distaste for all of humanity…