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Kashgar

July 7th Kashgar or Kashi – this famed city of the Silk Route. It’s history is beguiling, but […]

Chaos in Korla

July 5th and 6th I refused to rouse myself from the cozy cool environs of John’s Cafe as […]

Turpan Arrives

July 2nd and 3rd As the train chugs into Gansu Province, the landscape changes. Green gives way to […]

Partings and Meetings

It’s been almost 6 months since I left India. I came to China thinking that learning a new […]

Chinese Corners

The other day, while having lunch at my favorite noodles place, I met a girl who looks remarkably […]

A Confession

I have this confession to make. I have become addicted. Everyday I dream of its seductive fragrance. I […]

Quiet Days Drifting By

It’s been a while since I updated this blog. It’s been a quiet week relatively, although it doesn’t […]

A Quiet Week

Relatively. From wanting to update this blog everyday, I am now slipping to updating it just once a […]

Cherry Picking and Silk

Last Saturday, Yoke called us to go “cherry picking, drink tea and play mahjong.” Are there better ways […]

Tough Week

That’s a pretty simple title for this post. Sometimes you run out of words, and then you just […]