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Wednesday 18th November. The snow is melting but still cold and we walked at 8am to the busy train station this morning and caught our train. We had hard seats which were fine for the trip and the train was not full. The trip took us north east and inot the rural areas where the snow was still lying thick on the farming lands. We are a novelty on …
... older people in Mao outfits. The only continuity I have noticed in the outfits of older people is that older men are very fond of wife beaters that they roll up to show off their stomachs in an attempt to stave off the heat and humidity.
Do dogs and cats roam the streets like they do in other countries?
There are dogs and cats on the street, but not very many. I've seen a few strays, but the majority are obviously pets.
... and, following her short lesson, selected several of my own. With a smile, and a nod she indicated that I had made good choices. I thanked her in Chinese, and with another smile and small bow, she walked away. She didn’t get any of the dragon fruit, or any of the surrounding produce.
That simple little interaction left me feeling happy, satisfied, better informed, and in some small way accepted. Every once in a while it really does feel ...
... directions rather than telling you they don't know. This has to do with saving face.
-Never go to the grocery store on Friday.
-If you say anything more than hello, thank you, or sorry in Chinese, people will assume you speak Chinese, and fire off questions in rapid Mandarin.
-You cannot buy fresh milk here.
-People hate breaking 100 yuan notes.
-The ATM only gives out 100 yuan notes.
-I now know my address; if you would like it, let me know.
... of soap.
It has been raining in Luoyang for the last two days. This is most unusual as we haven't had much rain at all. It is very light rain and just causes everyone to use their umbrellas and raincoats on the bikes. I walked past the street sweepers this afternoon and they are sweeping the water off the road. Because there is so much concrete, there is no where for the water to go so it just pools at the side of the road or in any lower bits. It makes it ...