You might think buying a dirty sweet potato cooked on top of an oil drum would be disgusting. But it’s actually delicious! (You peel off the outside so it’s cleaner to eat then you think.) Just the thing to warm your belly on a cold day.
As I rode the slick new escalators up the side of the mountain in the Xiamen botanical Gardens, I hated myself a little. Why was I here, supporting the destruction and abuse of this gorgeous natural mountain? I mean, is there anything lazier than taking an escalator up a mountain?
You’d think in a country where Instagram was blocked there would be no Instagrammification of places. But then you’d be wrong…very wrong.