Author: logatfer

resilient, Catalan, serial expat. I have many things going on.

Café de olla, México – Spiced pot coffee, Mexico

From meat to beer, shaved ice and fruit cups, Mexico likes to spice up its life through food. Natural flavor is not an option here, and with coffee they have their own way with it too.

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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 where 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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