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... reciprocate and we got talking. She was 21 and had come down to the holiday festival from up north of Beijing. He was her cousin, charged with taking care of her. His name was Guo Guo and his English strong, as he worked in marketing for a British company. She was a uni student, whose name was completely beyond pronunciation, so she suggested we call her Princess. They were, like many Chinese, loud, intense, funny and outgoing. They kind of ...
... so they often are involved in precision work.
Tonight i treated myself to what I love to have in China. A foot massage! Nothing takes the aches of 4 kilometres trudging through a shipyard than an 80-minute massage for under $15.
TOMORROW: I head to Shanghai for a rest day.
CHINA OBSERVATION: Cell phones in China must have very poor connections as everyone using them yells at the person at the other end of the line!
... climb the bridges and stop to observe the locals preparing a local delicacy of skewered frogs! And even though trying to convince themselves the frogs just looked like chicken, they could not bring themselves to put frogs to mouths...politely declining the offers from the locals. Lost in their own adventures Dr Zee and Mr Dowie are last back on the bus, sheepishly climbing back on board, but satisfied with their experiences of the day :) With another day done ...
... make a short clip to summarize the day. I am currently in Nantong, a very lovely city and have made a short clip that will be online shortly.
For those of you who haven't already gone to check this out, the link is at: www.youtube.com/user/redheadabroad/vide os
But don't worry, I will still be writing my blogs here as well, not totally abandoning ship! It's just easier for me to bring ...
... br> The trip takes highway G15 north out of Suzhou, which crosses a very wide river. After already crossing it 3 times, I asked my coworker which river this was. He stated it was the "Chang Jiang", the longest river in China. I said "I thought the longest river was the Yangtze River". He said he'd never heard of the Yangtze River. Huh? After a quick Google search, we both learned the Chang Jiang and Yangtze is one ...