It is surprising how fast a 3 hour flight to Beijing goes when you are completely comatose… it is equally surprising how long a taxi ride takes when the hangover has kicked in and your driver has literally no idea where the hotel is… Continue reading
Sensibleness went completely out of the window the following day. We went to meet the ex-pat (last seen drinking with us at 4am on a street in Hong Kong), who worked as a golf pro in one of Chinas new courses. This was pretty interesting, not least because the taxi driver decided to photograph me halfway through the journey. The new middle classes of China are very keen on golf, and we met a 9 year old girl with a serious ability and even more serious parents.