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Hot and Cold in Beijing

In Beijing the beer is cold, its also very very cheap, and sold on every street corner.

The food is piping hot, and so far, tastes pretty fantastic. The best was beef with chili and cumin. It reminded us of lamb kebabs we once ate, by befriending a picnic of 20 Kurhgestany men picnicking at a camp ground in Rapid Bay, South Australia. No kidding, they had brought a real carpet, and coal fired cooker on their picnic. I have been trying to replicate the taste ever since and failing miserably. Today we had it!

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Us versus Balinese architecture

Everything is so pretty here in Bali.  Even though so much is built of bare concrete, it is soon covered in vivid green moss that thrives in the dampness. However,  with one foul swoop, the much famed Balinese style achieves total baby unsafeness, and almost total wheelchair inaccessibility.

Check out the doorway beside Snowy. It is too narrow for a wheelchair, and it has a hoofing great step to get over.

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Cu Chi tunnels – a family story

“Of course she’s coming down the tunnel. Sparky goes everywhere we go”  I kind of enjoyed saying that to the men in uniforms. (They didn’t have guns or anything)   Of course, sometimes, Sparky doesn’t come with us. But we aspire to it, we gear up for it, and we really celebrate when we can make it work.  A nice Australian lady with dickie knees stayed above ground to mind the wheelchair for us, and down we went…

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