Café de olla, México – Spiced pot coffee, Mexico

I have spoken before how in Mexico everything has to be spiced up, and now is time to reveal that not even coffee can escape this fate.

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The many capitals of China

With roots in history that can be traced as far as 3,000 years, I have to admit that even the rich Catalan history languishes compared with what is today’s China.

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China’s (lack of) flags, explained

Contrasting with a rich mythology populated with dragons, three-legged crows and bixies, anywhere in China there it should be a flag, there is always the same one: the Five-Star Red Flag.

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Moving (back!) to China

China is the kind of place that more often than not will make you feel like you have landed in some extrasolar planet.

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Border couriers, Zhuhai – 边境走私, 珠海

Always lurking around the stairs to the lower levels of Gongbei Underground, these professionals are a helping hand dodging border restrictions at Gongbei’s Port.

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