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Here are my most popular flickr photos. Below are my recent Instagram shots. Getty Images has my best work, though.

Crème de la crème.

DVD9: In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale.

Jason Statham plays a farmer called Farmer (no joke) who has to go on a mission to save the world, after an evil sorcerer (Ray Liotta) decides to take over it. His son gets killed on the way along and his wife captured. There’s also Burt Reynolds as some dumb king as well as men in suits who are supposed to be a warrior race called “Krugs”. The cinematography has written Lord Of The Rings all over it but can’t deliver – the script and editing are just too confusing. The action scenes are well done but cut too hectic. Even Leelee Sobieski didn’t seem to understand the story, thus here weird facial expressions all the time. But I can’t really write a fair review, since we stopped watching this mess in the middle. It’s simply unwatchable. I had a couple of other unwatched movies who all started screaming “watch me!” after just three minutes. Audio: Stereo english, clearly recorded in a cinema. Video: Okay… Subtitles: Horrible messy english subtitles and chinese. Female view: I had to talk my wife out of divorcing me after this debacle… Best moment: Pushing the eject button on the remote. Conclusion: It’s more fun […]

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A walk on the wall.

Yesterday we took a day off from all that family-meeting-during-spring-festival business and took a almost two hour long walk on the famous Xi’An city wall. The Xi’An city wall surrounds completely the inner downtown area, which makes it a incredible 13.74 kilometers long. It was established in the year 582, which was the second year of the Sui dynasty and it was always repaired and kept in shape during the following dynasties (Tang, Ming), too! It has four huge gates in the north, south, west and each as well as many smaller ones in between them. Every gate has a temple-like looking watch post, but what you can see from up there during walking from one gate to the other one is even more interesting. Luckily I took my camera and shot a lot, have a look. Watchpost. Unfinished. The Bell. Sorting The Trash. Roofs. Restaurant In A corner. Poor Place. My Angel Jiajia. Lanterns. Endless Wall. Cannon. Broken. A Tower. […]

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