Amazing reports. The photos are top notch and it's always a pleasure to read your thoughts (and hints of sarcasm) on Chinese/exotic stuff.
Gotta be very useful for my next Chinese trip. Once the scary virus crisis ends..I started using Didi on this trip, and that was pretty life changing. You can say up front on a map in the app exactly where you want to be picked up, exactly where you want to go. It’ll tell you how much it’ll cost and then find you someone for it. There will always be someone miraculously 2 minutes away. They’re incentivised to give a good impression and get good ratings. They have better cars, they don’t smoke in your face continuously and they don’t try to rip you off.