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A Seven Hour Hitch...

December 7th 2010
When last I left you I was waiting to board a bus from Shanghai, about to leave the bright lights and gargantuan buildings behind and set off on a 'five hour' journey to Taizhou (pronounced tie-joe). Let us return now a moment to dwell once more under the flickering fluorescent lights of that cold concrete bus shelter, amid the teeming throngs of travellers impatient to be on their way. It is ... read more
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