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Entries from December 2009

Just another day in the life of a laowai (“good old foreigner”)

December 4th, 2009 · No Comments

About a week ago I started having problems with my jiaotong ka, the RFID powered “ka” (card) used to navigate the Shanghai metro system. As Murphy’s law would have it, I entered the metro without problem at the Hengshan Road station downstairs and around the corner from my home, but upon arriving at my destination […]

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