Category: Local colour

Shijiazhuang: small town vibes

A little over an hour on the bullet train south of Beijing is the sleepy city of Shijiazhuang. The city is probably not known for much besides offering affordable apartments for newly arrived ‘Beijingers’ who […]

Market meanderings

A hot morning. A brown paper bag full of samosa’s to start the day. Walking. Walking passed the colonial train station, past the incessant calls of the street traders and taxi touts. Walking to the […]