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Rather than collapse into bed, we decided to take a walk otherwise we would have woken up at 3:30 am! The sun was setting. We weren't hungry so we searched for snacks. We went into a nearby mall and saw that in 10-15 years China may be a hockey powerhouse. The mall had an indoor ice rink and there was a hockey clinic going on. These kids were only …
... be the important tower twenty two. Behind me, Dan and Tensing were engaged in a sort of one way conversation, she chatting, he gasping. The talk basically revolved around questions about where he was from, did he have children, interspersed with yet more attempts to sell him a tea-towel. We finally reached what we assumed was tower twenty two, with sprawling vistas to all sides; I assumed that this was it, finally, tower twenty two. Then, Tensing dropped the bombshell, ...
Happy 4th of July! I woke up this morning at 4 am! My god, I hope I get used to this time change sooner or later. It was actually very good that I woke up, b/c it prompted me to get out of bed and see the Beijing sunrise. I got down to the street by about 5 in the morning, and the sun had just crested above the tall apartment building, dorm rooms and shopping centers. I was also surprised this morning by how many people were up and about at this ...
... really liked but it was a little expensive 4500RMB and the agent tried to even get 5000RMB out of us. That was not happening. After that, we saw another place which was very similar in layout but we did not like it at all and we thought of it as the '****-hole'. We later saw other places, which were much worse than our ****-hole and one point we started thinking that our little ****-hole is meant to be. Our gut feeling was correct ...
... was pretty terrible, but at least they got their points across.
Defeated after the sim card guy told us that we wouldn’t be able to get the internet on Mike’s phone to work, and exhausted after 20 minutes of trying to converse, we headed out in search of a spot for lunch. Wish that I could tell you the name of the good spot we ended up finding – but I don’t know how to read Chinese characters…It was another hilarious experience us trying to decipher ...
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