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... 8220;But for you I give special deal..1800 Yuan” (still well over $300). “No way that is crazy!” “OK then 1500 Yuan”, “Nope…200 Yuan” (less than $40). “No, no, no not enough. You give me your best price”. “ I will give you 200 and that is it” I hold out 2 x 100 Yuan bills…” Take it that is all I am giving you” as I start to walk away…”Ok, Ok”. I take my stuff and am ...
... having planned enough time for trips to the islands center.
2. FERRY HAIKOU - BEHAI
It takes about 30 min by taxi from the train station to the ferry docs. To buy a ticket for the overnight ferry can get a bit difficult without speaking Chinese but thats (the first) part of the adventure I would say. Regardless what you find on the Internet there are 2 or 3 Ferry leaving ...
... bill would have been at least $280.
We quizzed Yuan about prisons in China. In the U.S. our
recidivism is well over 50%. Yuan laughed and said very few come back. He said
many of the crimes involved violence and the prisoners don’t want to come back
so the number is very low. He said at his prison the emphasis is on training
them in some kind of a trade. They work in factories, while in prison.
When we got back from lunch we headed ...
... for tea. Her name is Jane and she was a college roommate of Belinda's. They hadn't seen each other for five years. Jane brought us a specialty dish of the area made with coconut milk and we drank Kung Fu tea, which is named for the tea service set you drink out of. The tea was Guan Yin tea, which is the name of the Buddha Goddess we visited yesterday. Next destination, LiuGao High School, Liuzhou. We made it. Gene and I are in our apartment. I need a nap and will write again ...
... beaches and the ocean.In the first scene, about 100 performers opened giant umbrellas and moved them in a synchronized fashion. The lighting on top of them made the whole thing look beautiful.
Projectors made the surface look like the ocean. All of the sudden, green heads appeared and then green men. One green man had a golf club. Then somehow the whole surface filled up with water and there was synchronized splashing by about ...