Month: November 2012

Friends in Hong Kong

FARA has friends all over the world not only performing research but providing support to continue research at an urgent pace. So when I decided to come to Hong Kong it was a great opportunity to connect with a family that has been a friend of the FA community for quite a few years. Roger Read More …

KTV

It is 9am and we are about to catch a train out of China, into Hong Kong. We got to Guangzhou yesterday morning at 730am after an 18hour overnight train ride which worked out great because we got a “soft sleeper” and I slept for about 13 hours…something about the gentile rocking of the train Read More …

Shanghai

After a day of rest my stomach was feeling a little bit better so we went out in Shanghai last night. Cole’s friend Paul came in from nearby Suzhou and we met a couple of his friends on the 87th floor of the Grand Hyatt in downtown Shanghai. It was surreal to see the giant Read More …

Day off

Happy Thanksgiving!  Actually it is Friday here but you know what I mean. We left Nanjing yesterday in a downpour and it has not stopped raining.  When we got off the train in Shanghai we got some food at a Chinese chain that serves noodles and stuff.  I did not feel that great after we Read More …

Conqueror

We left Beijing yesterday on a train that went 190 mph! Before we left we checked an item off the bucket list at The Great Wall. We decided to hire a driver to take us up there and back because the bus or train would have taken all day and would have been a pain Read More …