Archive | October, 2015

Asia, 2015

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This was an interesting and quite eventful trip. Once again, I am convinced that Asia holds a significant power, a “sleeping monster”, I believe I called it last time. Well, things have not changed. I am still quite amazed at this place. I had a little more free time this time around than I did […]

Beijing, China (Asia, 2015)

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WOW, just WOW. I did not expect this. Imagine Times Square, Manhattan, during rush hour. You got the image in your head? Well, this entire city is like this. Jam-packed with riffraff, scoundrels, noble, and mothers with their babes, this city is overfilling with life. I was here less than 24 hours: fly in, without […]

Chicago for a house party

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So, I am trying something new here. I’ll post all the photos in a gallery, following the format of many of the online newspapers I see. Typically, I like to write a complete story, image by image. However, looks like I’m mostly captioning the pics so I can throw them in one big gallery and […]

Dalian, China (Asia, 2015)

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This is a second time I am in Dalian and this time I am left to my own devices for two days before all the work begins. The good news is I get a few days to adjust to the new time zone (just change AM to PM and you’re good). The bad news—the only […]

Hurricane Joaquin in Philly

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Oh, the endless scary horror of a hurricane!… Why does Philly always overblow everything? Last time, for Sandy, there was barely any water on the streets of Philly. The Pope visit was… just slightly overblown, don’t you think?… This time, for the Hurricane Joaquin, I was expecting to see a little more than what’s in […]