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... a bit further, and a bit further than I had done before, trying to figure out if there was an alternative entrance to the Zhongguanyuan Global VIllage from this side. I managed to get myself fairly spectacularly lost, and I had lost my phone access this morning, so I couldn't have contacted anyone if I needed to. I finally found myself back near the hotel and went to my room. It was about 1:15pm so I called home and spoke to the girls to say hello, as I ...
... the 'Golden Street' is one of China's oldest and most famous commercial areas with over 200 shops! It is 810 meters long! We found a tea shop,but didn't get anything. There was a McDonald's selling green tea ice cream. It really shows how much the local culture influences a market. I was looking down for a second, and looked up to see 10 Chinese soldiers coming right at me with not intention of stopping. I quickly ...
... soon, please return to your seat, fasten your seat belt, return the chair to the upright position, and stow all baggage. Flight attendants, cabin check."
And then the chair/window shade/seat belt police (flight attendants) come scampering down the aisles.
"errr...sir, you'll need to turn off that electronic device now, we'll be landing soon."
"Seriously, we're still 25,000ft up, haven't even started the descent yet, we're not due to arrive for another 28 minutes, ...
... breakfast -- a concoction of spicy chicken wrapped in an omelette and adorned with lettuce and a celery-like vegetable. It's absurdly delicious, and at 6 kuai, just under $1.
8:33am: I'm at the bus stop, waiting for lines 22, 33, or 88 to come lumbering by. By this time I'm flipping through flashcards that I'd made the night, quizzing myself on the 25 or so new words we learn a day along with various grammar structures.
8:35am: Thought I saw the ...
... plenty of people who are bi-lingual but no-one seems to bother consulting them!
4) Spitting – ooh baby, this one is difficult to get used to. Apparently it is a lot better now than it used to be but spitting is still the number one pass-time in China. We don’t mean a casual pip of saliva here either…. you will hear a snorting sound followed by a long rumble from the back of the throat, lastly there is this hacking noise as the middle aged lady in the ...