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Scary Statue

This statue scared the shit out of my gut when I turned right on a street in Quebec. I was reading the map while walking when, suddenly, this statue “appeared” right beside me. I almost slapped this bitch. :)) Oh yeah, whats with the white gloves, you, creepy monster? Michael Jackson, is dat chu?  Scary […]

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Santo Domingo: The Heavy Carnaval Costume

Carnaval Infantil Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic I asked this guy and his costume designer how heavy the costume was, including the headress (not in the picture)—and they said, “It’s about 40 kilos.” Oh boy, I can’t even carry more than 10 kilos.

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Santo Domingo Carnaval 2012 and a bad experience

Carnaval Infantil Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic After almost three years, my Swiss friend and I met each other again–but this time, in Santo Domingo. We met on a Sunday when there was festival going on in the north part of the city. We went there for some dancing, music and culture. But, to our surprise, […]

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Mt Fuji is Japan's highest mountain.

Mt. Fuji

Konbanwa! Arigato! Exactly a year ago, I was in Japan and saw the grand natural wonder that is synonymous to Japan—Mt. Fuji. Together with newly-found friends through couchsurfing from Japan, Hungary, Germany, Peru, USA, and New Zealand, we walked around the lake where the Mighty Mountain stands so proud nearby. We picknicked on a really […]

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TIFF: Eva Mendes and Sam Worthington

The Toronto International Film Festival (aka TIFF) is one of the well-known festivals around the world. Last night, I had the chance to see vis-a-vis two of the stars of the film, LAST NIGHT, directed by Massy Tadjedin. Only Sam Worthington and Eva Mendes showed up during the premiere. We were waiting for Keira Knightly […]

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2010 Buskerfest Toronto – The Fire Edition

And the highs and highs of Buskerfest Festival continues with flaming balls of fire yesterday, Saturday, as thousands of people crowded the St. Lawrence Market under a beautiful azure. Everybody was in high spirits as buskers competed to grab everyones attention to check them out and their tricks. And the crowd was generous, too, (including […]

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2010 Buskerfest Toronto – Part 2

Who’s your favorite buskers and whos the one that keeps your heart pumping? Who’s the one that charmed you and left you in stitches? Who’s the one hot and whos not? Who’s the one that dared and whos the one that left you uttering in disbelief? Who’s the one creative and whos the one awesome? […]

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Queer Film Night This Friday

Spice up your Friday night with some tantalizing film treats!  Friday 19 March 2010, 20.30 pm 2010年3月19号星期五,20.30点  Queer Comrades takes you into the bedroom with “Lesbian Toy Story”, a documentary which caused a huge amount of controversy when it was released in China.  We follow up with a screening of the multi-award winning “High Art”, […]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine: Cupping

I have always wanted to try this. I’ve been longing to do this for the past seven years or so in my stay in China but never had the chance—until this week. Being on holiday and nothing much to do, I decided to try CUPPING, a traditional Chinese medicine. It’s an acupressure technique with fired […]

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