Tag Archives: Clouds

China Tries Various Strategies to Prevent Me from Leaving

A few days ago, I woke up on the concrete floor in the back room of the restaurant where I had had a late lunch. The owner had been kind enough to grant me permission to take a nap, and … Continue reading

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Everything looks awesome when it’s about to rain

It’s bipolar season in south Yunnan. Sometimes the skies are bright, the clouds are thin and sparse, and the sun cooks all of my mangoes so thoroughly that I have to eat them practically half-rotten. At other times, everything up … Continue reading

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