To Cambodia I went, and from Cambodia I've returned.
Amazing, amazing place. Materially, poor as dirt. But as far as the people go, we're peasants by comparison. Coming back to Hong Kong last night I felt that feeling when you wake up from a great dream and you just feel sad and want to go back to sleep... Read More
Today the rains visited Shenzhen. The fellow you see above was from yesterday, which was a stunning beautiful day. The weather balance stays even in the end.
Yesterday went to visit the absolutely colossal electronics mall that sells knockoff everythings. "iPhone, Samsung, you want, you want?" I was a fool and bought a USB stick from a guy who claimed it was 1 TB and USB 3.0. Well of course if it sounds too good Read More
22 storeys above an absurdly ritzy area of Gucci and Salvatore Ferragamo stores, I'm listening to a jackhammer going on yet another construction project here in Shenzhen. These projects go 24 hours a day. By any stretch, even the most impressive projects in North America seem lazy compared to the way these Chinese work.
So here I am in the place where I can buy an iPhone and say honestly that it was locally made. I'm sure that'd fly pretty far with the tight-jean, moustache wearing folks who frequent the Drake Hotel. Support local business! Buy a MacBook!
This place is pretty wild, but really not as crowded or dirty Read More