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Movember in Chongqing

New year, new adventure, new Mo Be COOL, be IN, try something your girlfriend will not approve under any other circumstances. You now have an ultimate excuse to alter your look without compromise. Movember is here to help us, modern men try new looks every year. Smart way to try something new. MO movement, MObros, movember…for MEN from MEN.    Just remembered last year when I came to Chongqing I still had my MO for couple of last days. As I…

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Diablo – Book of Cain

International department library One of the best things I found out first days in my new occupation is that we have fully equipped International…understand English Library. It is only available for the students in the international department and their teachers 😀 They dont know what they brought up on their library when they hired me. I love fantasy books, stories, encyclopedia, classics, history, anything that feeds my hungry mind or soothes the bruised soul. Before our fist “head teachers meeting”…

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Back in classroom with Murphy

Everything goes wrong all at once. As I came back from Romania, almost all my Chinese world collapsed. I was forced to leave work due to surging competition in our field and area (putting it this way simply sounds much better:). In addition my apartment rental run out. And what a coincidence, also my good old laptop(VBI FL.92) departed to Silicon Heaven. I started to search the first day I came back. My former manager was very helpful and I…

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Life goes ON

For several weeks there was no post. No post at all. It has several reasons: Some readers told me this blog became more of a food court than a real blog about life in China and my experience of teacher in here. Few weeks ago I started an on-line course on memrise to learn how to Read a Chinese menu. I was struck down by Culture Shock and seriously considering leaving China. Writing nice articles takes time I rather dedicated…

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Latest NEWS from China

China street camera LIVE Stabbed while looking for some fun Imagine following situation: You are a little high, lets face it you are pretty drunk…you are coming back from a pub where you spent couple of hours chatting and drinking with your friends. Played a few games of pool. Won a several rounds, lost a few. You are bored. You are searching what to do on your way back. You spot a pair of chicks. So you tell your self…finally…

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Gele Mountain park Chongqing

Smoment – Gele mountain Chongqing It is few months since I posted some pictures with sound. After Sanhui – Qijiang I obtained several sounds from different places around Chongqing. Gathering sounds and making pictures is fun, though it is not as easy as it sounds. So after several months I have enough material to create few videos and post them online. Since calling it pictures with sounds is too long and has no credit, lets call it Sound Moments or…

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Random food In Chongqing 豌 杂

Random Chinese food Looks: 6Smell: 6 Spiciness: 0Satisfaction Factor: 7 Overall: Very good Price TAG: 40 RMB/2 persons Chongqing reached the critical temperature last week. City of Hot-Pots and Bangbangs has entered the summer season and temperatures are climbing permanently over 40 degrees. On Tuesday George pulled me out in to that heat and dragged me all the way to Yangjiaping electro market to check actual offers for cannon lenses. As we were melting in the taxi, his ideas were…

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Random Food 5-7

Random Chinese food Looks: 4Smell: 4 Spiciness: 1Satisfaction Factor: 6 Overall: Yes Price TAG: 14 RMB This time I visited my good old dumpling restaurant but tried something totally different. I reached for the menu and searched for a know words. 鸡 – for chicken, 牛 – for cow and 肉 – for meat. Found cow and meat in one row and decided to give it a try. I was hoping that a nice beef steak will arrive in front…

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Random Food Special – Biggest shrimps in Chongqing

Random Food Special – BIG Chongqing shrimps with Tom Looks: 6Smell:5Spiciness: 5Satisfaction Factor: 5 Overall:  Good Price TAG: 60 RMB Remember the fishing last week? Even though we did not catch anything, we had a backup plan. Tomas is a real gourmet and he wanted to introduce us this special hot-pot restaurant. As he claims, with the biggest shrimps in Chongqing. We took a cab to Yangjiaping on the other side of Yangtze river, close to the Olympic stadium and descended…

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Dazu trip – 大足石刻

Dazu Rock carvings near Chongqing  Last Tuesday Tomas awarded us with tickets to an organized trip to Dazu. Since I have not been there yet and Soha wants to see as much as she can here in China, we decided to give it a try. Set off was at 8:00 from Nanping – Parksons. We had to wake up as early as 7 to make it there on time. Weather was not really good. All the night it was raining…

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