chapter 26, Freedom Stories, Island Life, NEVERLAND, Philippinese, Stories, travel

Island life – simple life

The first few days on the island are complete shock. I was shocked about everything - no roads, 5 people on a motor bike, no plastic straws but so much trash, the stars above my head, the colors of blue - everything. But the thing that shocked me most was the simple lifestyle of the… Continue reading Island life – simple life

chapter 26, china, travel

Shanghai post #2

Shanghai old vs. modern Shanghai has two very common areas for tourists, the East side next to the Bund, and the West side of the city next to the French Concession. I recommend both areas, they are a bit different but both combine old and modern and very comfortable for tourists. We spent our last… Continue reading Shanghai post #2

chapter 26, china, travel

Welcome to China!

So here I am! After 13 hours in the air I have landed in Shanghai! I had expected China to be very strange, and I thought I would feel like a complete stranger - 外国人 waiguoren, outsider. And most of the people I spoke to have prepared me to the fact that I won't be… Continue reading Welcome to China!