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Travel Blogs from Guangzhou
... we learned a few surprising facts about Chinese people.
To put these in perspective they are just based on our experiences and are not meant to be stereotypes or generalisations.
Lastly, anyone that accuses us of being racist against Chinese people should keep in mind that at least 50% of Chinese people living in Australia are called Kevin.
1. They don't smoke very much.
We figured the reason for this was because of the huge amount of smog in the air ...
... The big shopping area was very close. But, you never would have known it if you walked around the local streets. It just all of a sudden smacks you in the face! We all got a few things there. We could have walked around all day and spent all of our money if we really wanted to. Currently, we are repacking our suitcases and getting ready to leave tomorrow. We are going to Lucy's tonight for dinner where we will have a great American style dinner. ...
We walked from our hotel to a spice/herb market. There was stall after stall of different herbs and spices. Local Chinese come here and tell the shop keeper the symptoms they are experiencing and he will give them the correct herb for what ails them. Along with the plant herbs we also saw different dried animals and animal parts: centipedes, millipedes,star fish, snake skin, sea horse, and no trip to the market would be complete without seeing live ...
... for dinner at a place with amusing translations of their dishes - and good food!
It was a busy arrival day, and after our early start we were all ready for an early night.
On Thu I had morning and evening classes (now that summer school is in session) and Carol & Don were left to amuse themselves. They managed to get into the city and back again without getting lost - always a good result! ...
... they surprised us with a book for Hannah that had a message written in it from the Director. We were then treated to a wonderful lunch at the orphanage with the Director and Assistant Directors. Hannah was asked to sit in the seat of honor at the head of the table and the director sat beside her. The food was delicious and we were grateful that we had become adept at use of chopsticks. We impressed the staff. The Director said they always prepare a meal for ...
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