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The tour resumed inside where the pearls are sorted based on size and quality. Tables of young women would dump bowls of pearls onto their table and begin. I have never seen so many pearls! Beautiful!
After the pearls are sorted, they are brought to another table for drilling the holes so they can be strung. As most factory jobs, this is tedious work where the girls have to place the pearl into a hand levered machine, drill the hole and release ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
... But a car is a status symbol here. Hopefully the Chinese government will step in and curtail this car issue before it gets out of hand.
Today is Wednesday, been trying to come up with a viable less plan for tomorrow. Thursday's will be my busiest day, with the first class at 8 AM and the last one ends at 5PM, of course there are a few hours of wasted down time between the last two 90 minute classes. Still not gonna whine, ...
We spent Thursday morning around Zhoushan before the 3 hour bus ride to Shaoxing (绍兴). After arriving at the Shaoxing hotel we had a bit more free time. This was the first city where we really had time to shop for souvenirs. The city had a lot of stores, but also some market areas. I was able to find some beautiful scarves.
Concert number four was at the Shaoxing Grand Theatre. The theatre was pretty ...
... bad chinese food, so I just say everything is very tasty. Monica's father offered me all types of things, some of which I had to reject, such as cigarettes, Chinese wine and tea. I tried both the wine and the tea, but wasn't about to have a cigarette, no matter how nice they were. After dinner I went back to my hotel and set the alarm early so I could visit the Memorial Park.
The memorial park is dedicated to the ancient beauties of Shaoxing and is very ...