Intro video: Mongolian Impressions

Intro

Less than a month spent in Mongolia is nowhere near enough to issue a final statement about a country so big and varied. Nevertheles, I feel competent enough to tell you that Mongolia is amazing, awesome and addictive. So addictive that I feel obliged to go back there and see all those things that I didn’t have enough time to see. And I encoutage you to go there as soon as you can, before it gets covered with asphalt, „civilized” and the friendly locals start pursuing the material wealth.

In the meantime – let me share with you some impressions and tips.

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Niecały miesiąc spędzony w Mongolii to zdecydowanie za mało by wydać opinię o kraju tak rozległym i różnorodnym. Niemniej jednak czuję się na tyle kompetentny, by stwierdzić, że Mongolia zadziwia, rządzi, wymiata i uzależnia. Do tego stopnia, że czuję się zobowiązany tam wrócić i doeksplorować wszystko to,…

Teatr cieni / Shadow theatre

Qibao is one of touristy districts of Shanghai where what is old has not been demolished or was demolished but then rebuilt to imitate the original style. Though located far away from the centre, in Minhang, it is still very popular among the Shanghaiese. The come here to eat like crazy – that’s the main attraction of Qibao. The place is also popular for its cricket breeding – local crickets are said to be pretty aggressive, a feature that is highly desired for cricket fights that are traditionally organised here. You can also have a walk around and visit the (newly built) temples and see the shadow theatre, once a very popular form of entertainment. Nowadays, it is just a small place displaying their shows for a bunch of tourists plus a number of history rooms filled with nostalgia of past glory.

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Qibao to jedna z turystycznych dzielnic Szanghaju, w której nie wyburzono…