Travel Blogs from Chongqing
... take a long time again. But I won't forget her. Also my Chinese and Russian friend started to say goodbye.
One of the beautiful things of living traveling and working abroad is the people you meet. I had the most interesting conversations and got to know a lot more about other cultures. It triggered me to know more. From my Russian friend , who studied history as well, I learned a lot about how Russia is still influenced by the union and communism and ...
... you answer is a description of how you are living now: Keep up the good work!
To be honest I miss my family and friends a lot, I miss home, I miss Belgian food, sometimes I want to settle down as well and stop living like a nomad, sometimes I want to have security for a longer time as well. Of course I am not the person who is happy 24/7 and hop through life thinking everything is made of sunshine, flowers and ice cream , rainbows ...
... they serve good German dishes and beer
But with ladies night you got free BOTTLES of red wine. Yes indeed, not glasses but bottles. So Lily took a bottle for the two of us... And it wasn't the last one. Outside there was a huge screen playing the world cup. It was Germany vs USA. But you had to have a reservation. Luckily Lily and I were invited to come sit at a table full of Germans. I tried to speak my best German I remembered from high school and I think with ...
... I think I spent 2 hours walking around in IKEA and one thing I couldn't resist were the soft beds.
I lay down and I didn't want to get out again, but after some few Chinese people staring strange at me after my many " ooooooh's and aaaaaaah's" I decided to move on to the restaurant. The smell at the restaurant took me back again. We ordered almost every dish they had.
When I was a kid my parents would take me to IKEA as well and we would finish in ...
... I go, you will find mountains of everything. A mountain of apples, a mountain of peaches, a mountain of bananas , ... and everyone is taking the best they can. Suddenly I became aware of a strange smell... and it became more and more intense. I saw lots of Chinese people around one particular mountain where the smell was the most present. It was DURIAN!!! I really don't get it why it's the King fruit of Asia... I first met this fruit ...
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