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Hong Kong Night Market

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A Night Market in Hong Kong That smell, raw, unadulterated, and unmistakable smell of meat. Meat that has been out in the open for more than a few hours now. Animal and primal. I feel a sense of disgust, my throat tightening in a futile attempt to keep the smell out,...
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Kyoto Again At Last

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It was over a decade ago that I had last been to Kyoto, Japan and the only memory I had of the place was an onigiri (rice ball wrapped in seaweed) that I bought from a 7-11 store and bits of the Nijo-jo, a wooden castle in the centre of the city. Suffice to say, there was a lot of the city I did not see the first time round. Fast forward a good 14 years and I find myself fresh off the plane and on the streets on Kyoto once again.

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