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... drain and pee in it, the selling of live ducks in a basket, and a miniature hair dryer lighter
... Hello Kitty frames, without lenses. I feel more with the culture now that I have them. You're jealous. It's pretty common to see glasses without frames here. Eventually made our way to Stampede go karts! It was underneath a huge mall in a parking garage. They had just put tires around the cement blocks so I bet it was safe enough. The go karts were incredibly unsafe, with no seat belts, no cover for the engine (Scott burned his elbow) and the top speed hitting about 30 mph. Needless ...
... were cheaper than expected as there was no traffic around both here and in Luoyang.
I was very excited and decided to join the masses and head for the Bund. I went the wrong direction and found myself in the People's Park.There was a sculpture exhibition on there the same as the ones that we get at home, but the guards were there chasing away anyone who touched them.
Walking back down towards the Bund my camera went crazy. I knew I had to get a new one while I ...
... buy cheap goods to bring back home, than I'd seriously reconsider your priorities in life. The kicker was that I did the math and the clothes in the company store weren't even that much cheaper than they would be in the United States. I cannot stress enough that the focus on shopping isn't my problem here, it's the utter disregard for the hard work these people did so that we could better understand the importance of green technology in the corporate sphere and the way that ...
Thursday night I had my first Chinese class; Shane English offers an optional free class to all employees from 5pm-6pm Thursday eve. Obviously that's not nearly enough to get anywhere really but it’s better than nothing. Tom, Sophie, Carlos, Jo, Levon and I were the only ones that went, but I’m glad it’s a small group. We just learned a few basics, like hello, how are you, are you from Canada/England/USA/etc?, who is he/she?, and a few ways to ...
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