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There's an app for your cell phone that will tell you the air quality in Beijing and for the last two days it's been a deep, dark red - HAZARDOUS - apparently the worst it's been in months. I liken it to the black oil monster in Fern Gully, he blankets this entire city. I've been using my scarf to mask my face but walking around in it for 10+ hours a day means that I'm inhaling it regardless. There aren't as many people wearing masks as you'd ...
... We regrouped at the bottom at the bus, climbed aboard and began the journey back to the city with a detour for lunch.. You guessed it Chinese. It may sound silly when we say Chinese as of course we are in China but we promise you that this Chinese has very little difference to a takeaway - so there is that guilt factor when you are tucking into Dew Drop (Ampthill Chinese takeaway) for lunch and dinner. I sit writing the remainder of this on the final leg of the bus ...
... it would be. I was so relieved to be done with it.
Right after my exam, I ran off to my room. I so was going to practice for my Chinese speaking exam tomorrow, but I ended up laying in bed. Just laying there. Doing nothing.
I checked the time and it was four. I only got out of bed because TBC was hosting a dessert reception for us because it was midterm week. Quickly, I rushed to get some desserts.
TBC had a mini chocolate fountain! Kevin and Andrea ...
Settling into Beijing, trying to sort out how 22 million people, Lamborghinis, $3 dinners, Alexander McQueen fashion, monkeys, craft beer, squid-on-a-stick, Mao, bicycle kitchens and empty skyscrapers add up. It's all entertaining.
The economy is the biggest mystery. China’s average income last year was $8000, about 16% of the US. But it’s obvious that China has a US economy buried in the masses. The ...
... once again, were taken to dinner. Our local tour guide told us this meal was what we might consider typical "Chinese Food". There was Sweet&Sour Chicken, a beef dish (not quite Beef Broccoli), another couple Chicken dished, multiple vegatable dishes including a cabbage a dish, some sort of bean, sand omething that looked like mini ocra. It was all very good.