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Random food Special – Level UP

Random Chinese food enhanced Looks: 7Smell: 6 Spiciness: 0Satisfaction Factor: 6 Overall: Very goodPrice TAG: 8 RMB Lately my routine changed. I proudly announce Level up from absolutely random food. The ability of my Chinese reached point where I am able to order simple foods in a restaurant and the boss(lao ban) actually understands me 🙂 It has its flaws still, but makes me feel like my chinese and nutrition abilities are getting better. Todays meal was ordered in my…

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Qijiang pictures with sound

SMoments Qijiang-Sanhui From a great guy Jeremy that once surfed on my couch here in Chongqing I adopted idea to capture sound of a specific place and then add it to pictures. This way making a short video consisting from pictures and sound present on the site. Here are first two tries. Options set on defaults when creating the movies/slide shows. First one is created in Windows Movie Maker – Qijiang more options to adjust (duration of each capture individually,…

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Random food 7-3 莲白炒肉

Random Chinese food Looks: 2Smell: 2 Spiciness: 4Satisfaction Factor: 4 Overall: Once more Price TAG: 10 RMB I am here in China already 4 months…And after that time you simply get used to different standard…like the take away food. It is not packed and delivered in separate boxes full of advertisements…You get always the same paper cup everywhere you go and half of the sauce will leak before you get home. Not to mention they put even the soup into…

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Random Food once in the lifetime

Random Chinese food Looks: 2Smell: 2 Spiciness: 5Satisfaction Factor: 2 Overall: No Price TAG: 12 RMB Once after work, I was really hungry and searching for some fast food to fill me up. Flor took me to one of her favorite food stalls or a local Chinese fast food – Lai de quai. You can get this fried meat or vegetable on sticks in there, or just a simple soup. Or…this famous spicy noodles. For just 4 RMB you can…

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Qijiang – Sanhui trip

Chongqing to Qijiang to Sanhui For the Sweeping tomb Holiday here in china, people are gathering with their relatives at the tombs of their ancestors to pay them respect. Lucky me, as I encountered yet another friend on Couchsurfing which was eager to share this spiritual experience with some foreigners. Kelly and me exchanged QQ numbers and eventually agreed on a date to join her and her family in not-closely specified rural area of Chongqing province, Qijiang municipality for the…

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Random Food Finger-point 我想这是一个鸭腿

Chinese Food Finger-point Alfa Looks: 4Smell: 5Spiciness: 2Satisfaction Factor: 7 Overall:  Good Price TAG: 13 RMB I guess it was a Duck leg. Honestly when I came into the restaurant i was totally definitelly decided to go for my usual – Jiao zi(饺子). But when i marched inside the restaurant, I saw a guy sitting over there at the first table eating something reminding me a full-fledged dish. I really miss the European style of serving meal.  Chinese dining style…

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Baguette is better than big nose

Baguette comes from France Last week I had the opportunity to enjoy a good diet. Plane bread. Crackers. A lot of water, just warm, not hot nor cold. Plain rice with rice and sprinkled with some more rice. As I was suffering with gastroenteritis. Lovely little intestine issue that arisen probably from poorly grilled shaokao one evening. I think I know exactly how it happened. George called me out for a beer, he had a new camera to show me…well…

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