The taxis in Wenzhou will rarely go out of their way for you if your desired destination is outside their preferred radii of operation. They do, however, reserve their right to pick up additional passengers along the way to where you’re going. Hitting two birds with one stone. Hitting a … Continue Reading Taxi!
As the days go by, feeling more and more that the invisible shield that I carried with me from “back home”, that protected me from feeling the alienating impact of the expressionless stares is starting to wear off. I will soon feel like I did in the early days, keenly … Continue Reading I Heart Headphones
In a city renowned for its seafood, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a lemon or a lime. Walk up and down the length of a fish market in your neighborhood, inhaling the putrid air, and you might stop once or twice on sighting small green round things. But they are … Continue Reading No lemons in fishland.
Anyone knows better than to provoke a bride on her wedding day, and anyone knows better than to take an unauthorized picture of her. Unless you are the hired photographer, family or an invited guest, you know better. But if you are an Arab or White guest of the Addis … Continue Reading Photonappers.