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Travel Blogs from Xiamen
... Because sometimes, the streets are literally flooding. Sometimes, the ground is wet and all that fills your mind is the dry, warm, safety of your bed all nestled up at home. Sometimes, your air conditioner dumps gallons of water all over your clothes while you're asleep (sorry Logan). Sometimes, you get hit in the eye with an ember on the beach. Sometimes, you have to do Taiji in the middle of a crowded track when every single person is watching those ...
... of years ago, when I excruciatingly slowly read the Chinese printed on a sign, or pick up snips of conversation in the bustle around me, when I read the history of this beautiful place, and when I consider it's relations to my home, I am filled with awe and wonderful. The world is a large and beautiful place full of adventure to be had. For all of history, the world has continually been filled with beautiful things, and interesting things, ...
... the fact that the shower is right in the bathroom, and you have to turn on the hot water 10 minutes before you get in. It's the way the streets smell, the beds are about as soft as the ground, that all the drinks have chunks in them, and that I have to think about how to say good morning and it takes me too long to do it.
China is amazing, but ...
... Chips - Club Sandwiches. No one is really sure who paid for what or if we paid for some of it at all. Quite a comedy really.
Security at Chinese airports is fastidious - so much so that we nearly missed our plane from Guangzhoi to Xiamen - the plane missed its take-off window and we ended up having to wait on the tarmac for ...
... of English. I have held so many children I have lost count, and I have posed with a toothless grinning woman well into her 90's that I had to hold her up for fear she may fall over!
I love coming to this country. It is vast. It is raw. It is unpredictable. It is unnerving. It is also one of the warmest places one can visit.
A few photos of some of those moments...