Courage

Day: 262Distance covered: 34,119 km (21,201 miles)Subjects found: 74 At last, Marinho and I have the name of M’s village. Today we went on a reconnaissance mission to the town nearest the village, with an outside hope of arranging a meeting. The town centres...

How high the mountain is

Day: 261Distance covered: 34,073 km (21,172 miles)Subjects found: 74  I’ve spoken to M five times in the past two days. It has been extremely difficult to determine her precise location, as M herself seems to have little understanding of where she is. There are...

This is why we fight

Day: 259Distance covered: 34,063 km (21,166 miles)Subjects found: 74 Using what tools we have and the information that she herself has been able to provide, Marinho and I have located the area of China in which M now lives. It’s a very small area by Chinese...
Strength of will

Strength of will

Day: 254Distance covered: 31,883 km (19,811 miles)Subjects found: 74Marinho and I were searching for fourteen people in China’s Yunnan province; we found eleven. The other three we’ve struck from our list – our single biggest disappointment since the...
Meet Chuan Hou, Chang Xi and You Cun

Meet Chuan Hou, Chang Xi and You Cun

Day: 245Distance covered: 28,976 km (18,005 miles)Subjects found: 74It had been almost six months since the last time Marinho and I came into direct opposition with the authorities – the police, the army and the immigration office, all at once, in fact. This...

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