Outer paris

    DAY SEVEN and EIGHT Farewell Zloty. I’m at Chateau de Versailles, the brainchild of Louis 14th – a pretty decent guy who liked wearing silk pants and curling his hair – and I’ve just spent 8 bucks on a coke. It’s outrageous, but then everything else here is too – you could spend … Continue reading Outer paris

Prague Two

  DAY FOUR There are only two types of tourists. Bad tourists, and really bad tourists. Hopefully I’m just a bad tourist. I got up at six this morning to catch the sunset on Charles Bridge – a lot like the narrows, and waited – nobly – until 9am to get a coffee because I … Continue reading Prague Two

Prague

  DAY THREE The flight to Prague was great. I don’t know who’s doing the Skytrax rating, but Swiss Air is a lot better than Cathy Pacific – (Cathay has a five star ranking, along with Singapore and a few other genuinely good airlines, while Swiss air, Qantas, Emirates etc have four.) It might have … Continue reading Prague

I came very close to eating pork intestine today. I would have gone through with it too, but I didn’t have the stomach.

DAY ONE and TWO Kim – a friend at work and makes things happen guy hooked me up with some sweet friends of his in HK and they’ve showed me round and driven me everywhere and bought me dinner and I would have been sleeping under a bridge with a copy of the HK times … Continue reading I came very close to eating pork intestine today. I would have gone through with it too, but I didn’t have the stomach.