Monthly Archive:: August 2014

Day 96

Saturday. Finally felt like a day off. Spent a couple hours catching the sun by the pool and watching girls jump around

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Went to BedsnDrinks and met the owner, he finally came back from his country. So me and him and another friend from the hostel went for a pizza on Lincoln road.

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Worked on my own sites for a few hours and then spent some time with people from all over the world..

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Went to swim in the ocean and then walked around south brach.
Damn so many homeless people EVERYWHERE!

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Quite empty city for a Saturday:/
Went back to BedsnDrinks, met the owner, they had an argument with some asshole that was invited to the hostel by some prostitute. Turns out you cant touch anyone on the streets, just talk. Any physical contact is a felony, even if you’re a security guard.

Day 95

Friday. No office, working by the pool, having small talks with some british girl. Occasionally switched from Tropics to BedsnDrinks, finished work in the evening.  Overall quite boring day. Friday 1am, didn’t feel like sleeping, so I visited sushi express to get some banana/eel rolls and soup.

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No friday mood.
Same kind of posers and sluts at club doors, usually admiring other poser’s Lambo parked in front. Went to BedsnDrinks to talk some more with the dude working there and went to sleep. Wish I had some friends here..

Day 94

No pics today apart from morning builds of my vapes. Took out and built my UD tank as I’m a bit tired of dripper atty. The UD is such a mess and takes couple tries and spilled juice to build well.

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30gauge twisted kanthal setups work really well, both on UD AGA-T7 and Tobh Atty

Did a lot of work today. For my own projects. Then for my employer from 9pm to 2am. So basically there is nothing interesting besides working by the pool, eating at La Sandwicherie, and walking from one spot to another. Russians are bringing more tanks in Ukraine, thats what matters.
One guy from Tropics has open wound and infection on his leg so they’re figuring out if they should go to hospital, as it would cost him arm and leg to pay the bills. Paradox. I am also a bit afraid of this issue as I have to visit dentist soon.
One thing really popular in Miami is tatoos. There are so many tatoo shops around south beach. And literally every person in Miami has tatoos. And tourists do tatoos in Miami. What the hell? It sure looks cool when taned sexy girls have nice big tattoos all over their back, but I probably would never do it myself. It’s like you don’t put stickers and spoilers and shit on a Ferarri. I do put stuff on my car but only because I promote my car club. I don’y see a reason people promoting dolphins and skullfaces and mermaids, but what do I know..

Day 93

Was a boring day. I forgot laptop charger at work so I had to buy a new one for 40usd. It was available at the first store I went to – nice!
I’m getting addicted to vaping the dripper type ecig.
Worked at sushi, worked at BedsnDrinks, nothing special or unusual. Messing all day with the Atty.

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Day 92

Woke up and was not happy with the dripper vape I built yesterday so I built a new one and on my weak ELVT battery it works just as good as the Nautilus Mini tank i bought yesterday but with much more airflow. Success.

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Went to work at office.
On the bus a smelly dude stepped in with his imaginary child..

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Only in USA

Minutes later he fell asleep. And smashed his face against bench in front as the bus had to brake suddenly.
Good news at work, our moving to office is delayed a couple weeks so I will be able to enjoy my “freelancer offices” a bit longer.
Got my check and returned to Tropics to work on my own projects for a while. Met some people from UK, in 3 months of my stay in USA they were the first I saw drinking whiskey and it wasn’t mine.
Rest of the night spent at South Vape, it was poker night.  Bit of beer and whiskey mix started to kick ou and brought a little headache so after 3 hours I finished in 2nd place.

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Day 91

My throaat and nose is not happy about the central AC. Blocked the fins.
Spent a good amount of time working by the pool, jumping in every hour for a quock swim. Have to use some sun protection, even sitting in the shade got my face burnt, probably reflection from the water.

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Enjoyng my "office" in Miami while I can.

Just for information, I have 2 laptop batteries and they last 5 hours together, so either I put laptop on charger or go somewhere to work and charge.
My spot at sushi express was taken so I went to Caffe di Mauro. Their croissants with egg, cheese and bacon are fantastic. Cappuccino too.
After I did all my hours I wanted to go to BedsnDrinks but on my way I stepped inside South Vape shop. I always try to avoid stepping inside cause then I stay there some 2 hours which I really don’t have. Well this time I stayed there for 5 hours, till 1am. It’s addictive.
Jumped on the hype, got the Aspire Nautilus Mini with BVC coil , and its really good, way better than my old aerotank even when i was rebuilding old Protank coils! Of course not as good as my youde aga-t7 “rba tank” and airflow still sucks but for replaceable coils tank its the best out there!

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Aspire Nautilus Mini tank

I also got my first dripper type rba atomiser for 10 bucks from a dude who just didn’t like dripping and bought the same Nautilus Mini as I suggested him to do.
Went to BedsnDrinks to say hi to my friends and went back to sleep. Office day tomorrow!

Day 90

I was hoping to wake up at 8am and go to the beach with employees from BedsnDrinks. But I Woke up late. It’s check out time at Freehand, I booked a room in Tropics Hostel. It is really nice, huge pool.

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The rooms are not so great and no secure lockers.

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But I will be OK.
Chilled by the big pool and walked around southbeach.

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Collins Avenue, Miami beach

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As for a japanese car enthusiast it's sad to see the most powerful japanese car being ruined in such terrible looks.

Millions of girls in town but I have to focus on my own stuff. Worked on my projects for hours at BedsnDrinks hostel then went to sleep.

Day 89

Saturday. Wanted to work but its hard to do anything near the pool today, just browsing the interwebz. A lot of people have come here from distant places all across Miami just to enjoy the pool. Someone is just having birthday. This place is a hidden gem.

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As my two laptop batteries went dead I headed to sushi bar to charge and “work” from there. Spent most of the day browsing camera forums and looking for apartments and cities of south Florida.
After sushi I went to meet bulgarian girl and go back to Freehand as she lives nearby. BedsnDrinks hostel front porch is kinda empty as from today it is restricted to drink alcohol brought from shops.
Freehand is full, like 200 people. So here I am. Single guy, legal resident, in Miami, the freakin SOUTH BEACH, 1AM +28C, at night party by the pool with crazy amounts of beautiful girls around. But..I miss my family. I miss my dog and endless driving around with him no matter where we go. Miss my friends. Miss summer parties, clubbing, DJing, watersports, wintersports, grills, night rides, street drifts on city pavement, gravel, snow or frozen lakes. Miss my car club and all summer drifts, timeattacks, dragraces, rally, and winter rallies – warming ourselves with self made fireplaces  and drinking too much whiskey in -20C with all my friends dressed like eskimos in shitload of deep snow while watching our friends in fastest rally cars fly just couple feet away to cover us in snow blast and feeling the happiest persons on earth. The smell of rubber smoke, engine oil and wd-40 while wrenching our old piece-of-rust cars. I miss everything we achieved in the past 7 years as car enthusiasts. I miss the beatiful cities and amazing untouched country side. The unmatched strong  culture and the people that will accomplish and do crazy stuff while struggling in one of the poorest countries in europe.
I miss home every day.
I guess I gotta be lost in the world to find myself, and way home, either it be my home country, Usa, Japan or some jungle. Time will tell. I gave away a lot of me, my passions, achievements and dreams in search for some new. But everything happens for a reason. I’m sure it will be a good one. Ive done some stupid decisions in past but I hope this will not be one and I will learn a lot. I will not waste it for nothing.
I miss you all and can’t wait for Christmas trip to visit my family and friends. 3 months done. 4 to go.
Good night.

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Day 88

Friday.
But no friday mood, working by the poolside at Freehand Miami.
Went to meet bulgarian chick at her new work place, tasted an american thing -smoothie. Basically mix of frozen fruits and ice cream (they call it some “gelato” here, whatever that means).
Worked more at Hiros Sushi and then some more at BedsnDrinks.  And lots of beer again.
Random pic near Freehand to end the day at 4am.

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Day 87

Breakfast at Freehand is great compared to most hostels. Beds not so great, too short for me and I am 186cm.
After breakfast worked by the pool. Lots of cute reptiles!

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After work went to central south beach and spent most of the time at the BedsnDrinks hostel, till 3am. Party again!

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Its high season, streets are full of people!

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