It is called “In Manchuria,” and this name about says it all. Manzhouli is China’s Russian city, a border town that straddles east and west.
Something’s different here.
Fleeing Turkey’s Covid lockdowns and a hotel fire, Nomadic Backpacker is free again. But is he at the end of the road?
The “fascist” may be gone but now we’re primed to get a taste of what authoritarianism really is.
Tips from someone who’s been doing it from the start.