The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #10

The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #10

Shanghai Week 3 & Beijing Week 1 After closing out the week of “home observation” in Shanghai I was finally able to make the trip up to Beijing this past Monday. The week in Shanghai was pretty nice. Moving from the quarantine hotel to the JW Marriott...

The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #9

Quarantine Escape Day I am out! I am out of quarantine as I write this! Huzzah! I survived Chinese COVID Quarantine! It feels good to be out of that tiny room. I mean, sure, I am just in another hotel, but I am not stuck in my room, and even if I were, I have way more...

The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #8

Quarantine Day 14 The only thing of note today was just another COVID test. Wake up at 5:00 AM to be ushered out in the cold morning for a COVID test. Once again, have brain assaulted by nasal swab, although this time only in one nostril. They also did a throat swab...

The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #7

Quarantine Day 10 (aka: my birthday) Inching ever closer to getting released from centralized quarantine. Four more days to go, and another COVID test. At this point I am in to my fourth book of the trip, I have binged seasons of: The Expanse, His Dark Materials, and...

The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #6

Quarantine Day 7 Half way to the end of centralized quarantine! When you are sitting in a hotel room that you cannot leave, and the view outside your window is a pretty generic bit of highway, you could be anywhere in the world. For that matter your world is really...