Hot Springs

2nd weekend in Nanjing, I met again with Eugene and two of his friends to go to some hot springs a bit outside of Nanjing; we met at 8.15 (earlier than I get up for work…on a saturday!). Again I was glad to be with somebody who spoke Chinese (actually three of them). The bus we were supposed to take left directly in front of us, so the other three negotiated with a guy next …

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Aguas Calientes (2012-09-12)

When I woke I didn’t feel too good for some reason. I guess someone must have put something in one of my beers (maybe alcohol or so).We left the hotel about an hour later than planned and took a taxi to the place where we could get a transfer to Aguas Calientes. Up to that point a thought we might take a bus again in which I could sleep a bit maybe. Well I was …

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Chillan (2012-08-14)

Tuesday: Another day of doing nothing until the afternoon. Packed my stuff and met José at the bus terminal. We took the bus to Chillán and slept most of the 5hrs. In Chillán, we walked to a friend of José where we spent the night. We were greeted with a Chilean Asado (barbecue). I have never seen meat THAT long on the fire, but in the end it was basically perfect. Cross outside and still …

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Swimming with Crocs (2011-06-20)

We woke up and it was the first night which was actually not freezing cold. It was certainly not warm, but in comparison to the nights during the last week it was a nice surprise. In the morning we realised a quick change from the outback landscape with only a few trees and small bushes to some forest like landscape with tighter vegetation and wild palmtrees. There is not much to see between Alice and …

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