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Travel Blogs from Chongqing
... won't be rushing to visit again. Some of the reasons being the following: Chinese people are cool and abit crazy at times well to us anyway. Lots of older ladies wearing fish net tights and thigh high boots, dancing and doing tai chi at random places! We notice people shout a lot or are they just talking and we still can't get used to the spitting and pushing in ques for anything. It's like they are scared of missing something if they aren't in the front of the crowd. ...
... we couldn't face going out again. Despite the various veggie options in the menu, we were told we could only order from the specials board which, surprise surprise, didn't have any veggie food. So, Mr H had a curry whilst I nursed a cup of Twinnings and mused about how much China is like India:
1. It is dirty;
2. People spit everywhere (although in China, they also blow snot out of their noses onto the street - nice!); and
3. Everyone is more concerned with ...
... d teach in that pose. “I do”, I said laughing as I, indeed, love to sit on desks and tables. “He must have been watching American school soaps”, I whispered to Julia.
The boy looked up again. “Do you walk up and down in the classroom? And is it true, that your desks are not always arranged in rows, one behind the other?”
Everybody looked at us, the strange foreigners, who had come from afar, ...
... they were going to show us was a ghost town! A part of Chongqing, that had been planned, but never populated in the least as it was supposed to.
We were surprised and quite happy to have ended up here rather than in a conventional museum.
A German newspaper-article about Chinese ghost towns was published the same day:
http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/i mmobilien/immobilienblase-in-china-die- deutsche-geisterstadt-12731472.html
by Julia Powalla
Pieces of cut raddish hanging on a line to dry
Mahaghoni-coloured heavy tables and chairs
People staring at us, without a greeting
People staring at us, and greeting us with a lot of excitement as soon as they heard us being able to say „Ni hao"
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