Wang Ye and I talked about his love of Starbucks coffee and co-working spaces, as well as his latest trip. He paid his respects to the Dear Leader in North Korea, decided to leave Istanbul after a terrorist bombing and hitched a ride on an Iranian bus to the border with Georgia, among other things. What's he up to next? Listen to the podcast to find out.
- Kim Jong Il was born in the village of Vyatskoye, in Russia. However, according to his biography, he was born on the sacred mountain of Paektu.
- We talked a bit about Cappadocia, in Turkey. Here are some photos of this magical place.
- We also talked about twice-cooked pork (hui guo rou, 回锅肉) , one of Wang Ye's favorite meals. Here's a recipe.