Author Archives: Fabrizio

Rustic Pathways

The big debate of a recent graduate: Do I stick with what job security I have and try and maintain employment? Or, do I instead say to hell with it and pack my bags come summer time, spend a few … Continue reading

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The Chinese Hukou

More and more, I find that the things I write branch out and away from China.  I think that in the long run this in inevitable, and in many respects not a bad thing.  At the end of the day, … Continue reading

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Riding the Iron Rooster

Theroux expressed a strong dislike toward my beloved China, stating that there could be nothing worse than a stay within one of the Chinese cities. He didn’t mention, however, that he had not only spent a year traveling there, but even gone so far to write a book about it. Continue reading

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The Mystery of a Traveler

The magic, the mystery, and the unanswered questions; What is the true appeal of travel, and will it bring happiness, or just aid in prompting more questions? Continue reading

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The Lost China Site

Heck yeah, three posts in the same week.  We’re feeling ambitious here!  I sat down for a nice session of writing, only to be brought away by a call for firewood, location issues with the square dance lady and other … Continue reading

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Lonely Planet

I must admit, I’ve committed the ultimate sin in the way of travel planning. During a recent moment of weakness, I purchased the Lonely Planet guide to China. As far as I can tell, the thing leads you to generally … Continue reading

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The Opera

Oh yeah, that’s right, back again with my first post in about a month or so.  In the world of blogging, I’m not very good at keeping fresh material on the board.  On the other hand, work always takes precedent.  … Continue reading

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More Reading

Well, last I had left, I was writing about my joy of the rain, followed by waking up to one of the largest days of flooding that I have ever encountered.  Eight and a half inches of rain over the … Continue reading

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The Rain

Here’s a random one for you, a small piece I ran off the top of my head. Not the greatest, not the worst, and completely free of anything China. Continue reading

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Ghost Train

I’m almost finished with “Ghost Train to the Eastern Star”, probably going to wrap it up this afternoon. Amazing does not do it justice. Theroux does a remarkable job in conveying the greatness of each country and region, talking about … Continue reading

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