APRIL 20, 2021

Thay vì tìm người cùng mình nói chuyện, chi bằng tìm người cùng mình im lặng.
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与其找一个人陪自己聊天,不如找一个人陪自己沉默。
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Instead of finding someone to chat with you, it is better to find someone to keep silent with you.

P.s.: Picture taken in Xidi, Huangshan, Anhui, China in 2019.

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2020

Trong lòng mỗi người đều có lửa, người đi ngang qua chỉ thấy khói.
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每个人的心中都有一团火,路过的人只看到烟。
Měi gèrén de xīnzhōng dōu yǒuyī tuán huǒ, lùguò de rén zhǐ kàn dào yān.
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There is a fire in everyone’s heart; people passing by only see smoke.

P.s.: Picture taken in Xidi, Huangshan, Anhui, China in 2019.

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SEPTEMBER 20, 2020

Mọi thứ đừng quá nghiêm túc, chúng ta đều chỉ đi ngang qua thế giới này.
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凡事别太认真,我们都只是路过这个世界。
Fánshì bié tài rènzhēn, wǒmen dōu zhǐshì lùguò zhège shìjiè.
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Don’t take everything too seriously, we are just passing through this world.

P.s.: Picture taken in Xidi, Huangshan, Anhui, China in 2019.

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JULY 24, 2020

Đồng niên vô tri đáng yêu, thiếu niên vô tri đáng cười, thanh niên vô tri đáng thương, trung niên vô tri đáng tiếc, lão niên vô tri đáng buồn.
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童年的无知可爱,少年的无知可笑,青年的无知可怜,中年的无知可叹,老年的无知可悲。
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Childhood ignorance is lovely, juvenile ignorance is ridiculous, youth ignorance is pitiful, middle-aged ignorance is deplorable, and old-age ignorance is pathetic.
P.s.: Picture taken in Xidi, Huangshan, Anhui, China in 2019.

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JULY 13, 2020 – 1

Cô đơn thực sự không phải là một mình tịch mịch, mà là đánh mất bản thân trong tiếng ồn bất tận.
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真正的孤独不是一个人寂寞,而是在无尽的喧哗中丧失了自我。
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The real loneliness is not being alone, but losing yourself in the endless noise.

P.s.: Picture taken in Xidi, Huangshan, Anhui, China in 2019.

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DECEMBER 9, 2019

Bạn là phong cảnh phương xa, tôi là du tẩu lữ nhân, tôi vượt núi băng đèo, lặn lội đường xa, chỉ để thăm bạn một chút.
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你是远方的风景,我是游走的旅人,我翻山越岭,长途跋涉,只为看你一眼。
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You are the distant scenery, I am a wandering traveler, I climb mountains, travel long distances, just to see you.

P.s.: Picture taken in Xidi, Huangshan, Anhui, China in 2019.

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NOVEMBER 14, 2019

Đời người cũng như con đường, cần phải đi từ trong hoang vu ra đến chốn phong cảnh phồn hoa.
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人生如路,须在荒凉中走出繁华的风景来。
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Life is like a road, you need to go from the wilderness to the picturesque scenery.

P.s.: Picture taken in Xidi, Huangshan, Anhui, China in 2019.

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Anhui – Zhejiang – Shanghai 2019, Day 6: Yanguan Ancient Town, Xidi Ancient Village And Flying Home

Before leaving Haining, Jiaxing, we dropped by a place called Yanguan Old Town. It was raining a bit while I walked through some old houses, the Qiantang River Dam, Jin Young’s college, the former residence of Wang Guowei. Most doors were closed, and there were only a few tourists here. It was a pity. I wished to see more inside of the town.

Then we really left Zhejiang to come back to Anhui province. On the way, the tour guide introduced to us a dry fruit called wuyanguo (5-eye fruit) which later I found out was called Nepali hog plum. I tasted really good.

We had a late lunch at 2PM somewhere in Anhui, then we went to see another UNESCO world heritage site called Xidi Ancient Village at 4PM. This place must have been the best place of this trip.

After seeing a nice welcome dance, I was strolling around the village. There were art students with their sketchbooks, easels and tools which made this village so romantic.

I saw them drying sausages and ducks on the walls. I then went to the hill nearby and looked down the village. It was peaceful here.
On the way out, I found a student card someone dropped. I couldn’t find the guy so I gave it to someone instead.

This was the first time I looked carefully at the Huizhou architecture: white wall, black tile, arch over the gate, and horse-head wall.

Because we had to be present at the airport early in the evening, we had an early dinner at 6:30PM. I also tried for the first time the popular boba milk tea ice cream.

At 7:30PM, I said goodbye to Anhui at Huangshan Tunxi Airport and waited for the flight to take me home to Ho Chi Minh City.

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