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Life in the centre of a big city

Living in a hotel in Beijing’s posh areas is like living in any big city. For a westerner the street names are also written in latin letters, so even if you are illiterate in Chinese you’ll have a chance of navigating your way. 154 more words


Getting around in Beijing

Beijing is like most big cities. Seems like people are always going somewhere in a hurry. Luckily the subway is a an easy way to get around and about. 108 more words


Camino Statistics

I talk a lot about the crowds and the volume of people on camino in 2013. It really caught me by surprise, especially as September and October are said to be “quiet months” for the trail. 213 more words

Walking In Spain

10 Things I Didn't Know About Living in Italy

Originally posted on Not A Tourist: Adventures Abroad by Abby Hammack

Other titles for this post: 10 Things That Make Me An Idiot, 10 Ways You Can Make Fun of Me, 10 Reasons To Laugh, 10 Things To Learn Because I Know You’re An Idiot Too, OKAY? 793 more words

Traveling Is Life

Dialogue with Ionescu. Eugene Ionesco.


Do you know the “Rhinoceros”? That amazing play written by Ionesco?

The short version would be that in a French little town you have this public servant (Berenger) who is out trying to enjoy a drink (Pernod, if memory serves me right) in the afternoon with his colleague at a café; as they’re sitting at their table they’re disturbed by the sight of a rhinoceros! 404 more words

Romania (Rome-Gauze-Nun-Asia)

Chinese New Year 2015

22 February 2015, London, celebrating Chinese New Year.

#ChinaTown #ChineseNewYear #crowds #dragons #lanterns #Lions #London #parade #photography #Soho #TrafalgarSquare

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Crowd Control

Standing in a queue is a good opportunity to do some crowd sketching. I like to draw individuals because, to be honest, it’s easier. But I shouldn’t stay in my comfort zone so I did these two crowd sketches when I was standing in a queue yesterday. 27 more words