Were out of China (and the Great Firewall)

Jul 12, 2010 by glennji

So you’ve probably noticed it’s been rather quiet from us of late, and you may have guessed why: the lovely Chinese government decided to block this website with their beloved Great Firewall. They also blocked Facebook, Blogger, Flickr and a whole bunch of other sites at random.

But we’re in Laos now, so I can post what we got up to in China and upload a stack of photos from the nearest wifi-enabled pub (this Internet cafe is expensive). See you soon!

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