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Yangshuo

If you’ve ever spent 12 hours on an uncomfortable bus then you may have some sympathy for my travels last weekend when I visited Yangshuo. Coupled…

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I ♥ MTR

It’s no secret that I love system map design. There’s something intrinsically beautiful in being able to represent a complex network of lines, interchanges and stops…

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Hong Kong Moments

Continuing on from my previous posts here’s a collection of pseudo-random shots from my Hong Kong trip last weekend starting with a shot from the waterfront…

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Sheung Wan

The first area I headed for in Hong Kong was Sheung Wan on the far north-western side of Hong Kong Island. It attracted my eye as…

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Victoria Peak

I just got back from a great weekend in Hong Kong. This was the breathtaking view I enjoyed from Victoria Peak last night looking out over…

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Witopia Personal VPN

Last year I talked about using Tor to bypass the internet censorship in China but the problem is that it’s painfully slow, almost to the point…

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Namhua Monastery

During the National holiday last week I took a brief trip out of Shenzhen for a couple of days to the small city of Shaoguan, a…

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Home Sweet Home

Apologies for being offline the past few days – I moved into my new apartment but had an unexpected delay in setting up the connection (China…

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Wutong Shan Mountain

On the first day of the National Day holidays in China I was invited by some of my colleagues to climb Shenzhen’s tallest mountain – Wutong…

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