To be honest, the Micro-KIM arrived the day after I went east for my China visit. Together with a 32K RAM expansion, as you can see on the picture. I have been playing with it the last days and it sure is fun to have a KIM-1 experience again. It feels like 1977 again. I have run some simple terminal based games Microsoft KB9 Basic and Focal. The serial interface was irritating in 1977 and it still is 😉 More about this retro pionier computer at my Micro-KIM page. Continue reading Micro-KIM has arrived!
The China trip captured in a few highlights: Shanghai, the Bund in the evening The Great Wall (and climb!) Beijing, the Forbidden City Temple of Heaven Beijing Terracotta army in Xian Balloontrip in Yangshou Victoria Peak, Hongkong Flying over the Himalaya Continue reading China trip
Sorry, it has been two quiet weeks now. The good news: traveling in China is fun, the bad news is, it is nearly over. Now in Hongkong, tomorrow the plane leaves for Amsterdam. Enough to see here, I made thousands of photos and several hours of video are taped. No access the last two weeks from mainland Chinato the blog alas, the Chinese have a firewall installed that blocks many websites, including mine. More this weekend! Continue reading Hongkong, quite a city