Category Archives: Tagong

Tagong

”this is the worst bus ride of my life”

21/10/11 It has taken over 40 days to finally feel that I am travelling. I have forgotten what day of the week it is and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday has become yesterday, today and tomorrow. I got started my journey to … Continue reading

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”this water tastes like swamp”

20/10/11 I woke up to Soko’s footsteps at around 7 in the morning. She had already started going outside running errands. I went outside to look for her and she was in the distance herding the yaks back in as … Continue reading

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”I will remember you”

19/10/11 In the middle of the night I am woken up by an SMS from Peter Wang, the dude I met in Guilin and took me out in his hometown Xi’an. We were supposed to meet up on the road to … Continue reading

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”you returned to Tagong because you missed us didn’t you?”

18/10/11 I got in the minivan and headed to Tagong after breakfast. Godamn the road was bumpy! Definitely smacked my head so many times on the roof. As we drove, the weather looked better and better with blue skies in … Continue reading

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”my mother needs to pee again”

15/10/11 Woke up with the ceebs and that persistent headache. As I stepped out of the hostel, it started raining … So I thought. It turned out to be snow! I have never been in a town apart from Mt. … Continue reading

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”I take struggletown to a whole new level”

14/10/11 In the morning, I boarded a ”black taxi” heading for Tagong and an hour later after passing through the mountains, I arrived at a dusty one road town called Xinduqiao and boy have I left China, this is definitely … Continue reading

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