Red Capital Ranch (Shambhala at the Great Wall)
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... fee. We took it and were surprised to find we now had two bathrooms, two TV's and a living room. Our big suitcase had been opened by Chinese security and locked with strapping. There was a blue form inside telling us we had been bad travelers and they took our Li-Ion batteries. Drats, they were for our Go Pro. We could re-claim them by texting a special number within seven days. We did it but what are the chances? We won’t be back in Guangzhou ...
... fine :-) but it also seems that a lot of the bits in the dish are just there to increase the flavour of a small part but you shouldn't really eat it. One of our friends at the table did manage to persuade my friend that it was good luck to kiss the chicken head in the dish and if you didn't do it you were being disrespectful to the chef, and since this is China we double checked afterwards that it wasn't actually true... Well that's all for now :-) tune in again for next time ...
... I read. Then, I decided to leave once Ahava got crowded. I decided to go to the library to finish reading. Chris was there reading too.
Then I talked with Shari for a bit. She waited for an hour for her food at **** over Rice. Sucked for her.
I went off to my afternoon class. During break, Shari made a point that Chinese classes in general do not teach anything practical really. Most of the time, the textbooks just throw in ...
... GOD I had recently memorized the Chinese words for subway station and we got pointed in the right direction several times as we hurried along winding and nearly deserted paths back to the entrance we started at.
The groups of grade school students were amazing, smiling and waving at us, shouting "Hello!" and "What is your name?", then giggling and running along without waiting for the answer. The other Chinese ...
... from their size and history: the Temple of Heaven with its massive courtyards, the sand dunes that go on forever, the Capital Museum that looks like it was designed solely to dwarf other buildings. China is often the land of the large, and sometimes it is hard to look past that.
Today though, I am looking past that to write about China as the land of the little things. As you probably know, those little things can add up into ...