Feb 22, 2012
“Why would they block off the middle of the stairway? Doesn’t that seem, like, not conducive to effectively moving the 50 gazillion Chinese people here?” I ask my pretty-much-Chinese friend, Tony, while approaching the Forbidden City’s first majestically ornate stairset. “It obviously decreases walkflow and disallows–” “You see how there aren’t even any stairs in(…)
Dec 6, 2011
Bike(s) From Another Mainland I wonder how hard it is to find Brooks, Aerospoke, and Knog in China? Probably not very, considering I found Black Diamond, Arc’teryx, Mammut, and Mountain Hardwear. All fake. Yes. Fake cams.
Nov 8, 2011
A list of the most populous cities, according to Wikipedia, that I’ve visited on this planet. 5 Beijing, China 11,716,000 10 Delhi, India 11,007,835 11 Seoul, South Korea 10,575,447 22 Lima, Peru 7,605,742 39 Santiago, Chile 5,012,973 43 Kolkata, India 4,486,679 51 Los Angeles, United States 3,792,621 54 Busan, South Korea 3,600,381 (…)
Oct 19, 2011
continued from part 1 and part 2 When the climbing began, the climbing seriously began. Those Koreans climbed hard. I’ve climbed at quite a few climbing areas over the last 5 years, and those little Asian guys could seriously pull. But before I get too into the climbing, drink in the location: This area, outside(…)