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Excerpt from the Journal of Olds – Day 56 – Shanghai

Sat drinking some seemingly export strength Tsingtao with Fi and the big man Tom in the hostel bar. We’d planned to be snapping the hell out of the Bund and the Pudong skyline – which we’ve seen and it’s absolutely incredible – but it’s raining cats and dogs [must be supply day for the street vendors]. On account of this we’ve postponed this until tomorrow evening prior to a planned couch-surfing meet-up/knees-up. It could be fruitful to get an insight into life as a couch surfer.

Tomorrow night is also Tom’s last night before he returns home, his 4-month odyssey complete, and our last night in China until the end of the year. This means an inevitable hangover and a very rough entry into Japan…