It's been 3 months since I moved to Beijing from San Francisco. I can't help but to fall in love with this city. People here really know how to put on a great smile. And on many occasions, I feel as though I can see right into their souls. You call it 'simple-minded', 'slower pace', 'developing world', whatever that is (and not entirely the right descrīption for Beijing anyway), all I can say people here seem to be quite happy.
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A little video I made from a few years back.
Synopsis: A traveler sets off with the hopes of filling some gaps where definition of space is in question, and drawing the lines that links the foreign and the familiar - from one home to another.
I met Gil, a Jewish vagabond from Johannesburg, in Observatory one week before we decided to travel up the coast along the Garden Route together.
Three days after we left Cape Town, I paid my first of many visits to Knysna, a tourist town known for its lagoon, and the lumber industry that founded the town in 1804.
It was in this town where I eventually bought a little wooden hut for USD$150, and for the first time spent extensive amount of time alone. It was the first month after th...Read more
(No one has commented on my photographs yet, how come?)
I shoot mostly transparencies and color film, B&W once in a while, some digital. I mainly print color though I have yet to find a dark...Read more
I started hitchhiking when I travelled in South Africa, where I spent the millenium. Since then I have hitchhiked in 3 other countries: Thailand, Kyrgyzstan and the U.S.. People always ask me why, especially when I am on the road. This is the first time I put it down in words....
I am not really sure how I got into hitchhiking. I haven't writt...Read more
My favorite things: HK trams (叮叮), soy beans, dark room (埋頭苦幹）, film sets, things that make you sweat(流汗不止）,dreams, Bali Shag (戒不了）,gummi, surrounded by trees,