Liuzhou Laowai

Random thoughts on life in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China

Random Photograph 95 – Snail Travel

Random Picture No. 95 is one in a series of pictures, taken in Liuzhou, which amuse, baffle or otherwise interest me.

Ever wonder who organised that “Slow Boat To China”? I reckon I’ve found out.

The English is a direct translation of the Chinese but ‘snail’ has the same metaphoric connotation in Chinese – slow, slow, slow. – so it seems just as odd a choice in both languages. I might use them when there is somewhere I don’t want to get to.

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2 Responses to “Random Photograph 95 – Snail Travel”

  1. David Says:

    If that’s what they specialise in I reckon they deserve success . The opposite of ‘its Tuesday so it must be Rome’ travelling . Slow boats slow itineraries slow meals slow speech slow er , well you get my drift ……

  2. David Says:

    Oh , and thanks for Ella , to my shame I’d forgotten just how good she was .

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