Summer 2018

五号:Up the Fukang Mountain Again (Ürümqi)

(Alternative title: Fukang the Polis) Much of the rest of Ürümqi was just as I remembered, including the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit), although weirdly they’re more relaxed now than before (they don’t confiscate water any more). I rather enjoyed the gentle familiarity of it as we drove into the city proper. (more…)

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Summer 2018

二号:Mountain Climbing in Zhangjiajie (Clickbait)

I was woken by the morning light, rather paler than expected - strongly reminiscent of that special time just around dawn in the early hours of the morning. Oh, wait... The second time I surfaced (significantly later) the carriage was much busier, and we rolled into Zhangjiajie (Jang—jee-ah—jee-eh) some time after nine. (more…)

By TJC, ago