Monthly Archives: January 2010

Random thoughts from first days at Primate Center

I’m now living at the primate center, just outside of Kunming, but it feels light years away from the city. I’m living in a building that in the US would be condemmed. It’s a dilapadated old school-type building, with half … Continue reading

Harmony in Plastic

I’ve spent a lot of time the last few days shopping for supplies here. The commercial system is always amazing. First, big department stores like Walmart and Carrefour seem to employ dozens of people to stand around holding products in … Continue reading

Eating in Kunming

I’m back in China and having a nice time. This week has been one of settling in, eating all my favorite foods again, shopping for supplies for my stay at the primate center, and chasing 26 bags of lichen around … Continue reading