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... all know, this is not always the case. And Hepu is a prime example of that.
However, in Hepu you may see trades long forgotten, people you won’t meet anywhere else in China, and the atmosphere of hard, very hard working Chinese who don’t always earn enough to have a decent life. Those people haven’t really experienced the ‘miracle of China’, not yet. What they do experience is a tough transformational period, in which one ...
The wedding ceremony that I attended was on Monday, at the groom’s home with his side of the family (some time before they had a wedding ceremony at the bride’s home with her family). The day was chosen by feng shui master who selected an auspicious day to assure a good future for the couple. There was no traditional procession on the sedan chair (in some places you may still witness that) but the bride in beautiful white dress arrived by car with ...
... ticket and changing my money. He drove me on his electric scooter (before of course taking the obligatory photos) to Bank of China, and then another branch as they didn't have any dollars. We waited a short while until my number was called and then he explained what I wanted to the guy behind the counter. Unfortunately as a foreigner I cannot exchange as money as I wanted, but he offered to use his Chinese ID so ...
After a delicious lie in I went for a walk along the sea. After being sufficiently frozen from the wind I headed to the old quarter. Here there were loads of strange statues and people selling deep fried fishy/seafoody carb things. I tried one and think it was probably giant fish balls, so it was yummy. After popping into some shops and narrowly missing being set on fire by some hooligans who were setting off fire crackers for no apparent reason, I got ...
... happy there that we hadn't the smallest reason to complain about anything.
We really can recommend to stay a few days in Behai, although there is not much to do its perfect to relax, take it easy for a day or two.
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