Home Inn (Beijing Tsing Hua University East Gate)
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... we could actually detect faint blue sky. Weather iffy today, of course, since we are walking the Great Wall.
Our bathroom, as is typical, is a "wet" bathroom, meaning that the whole thing is tiled and the shower is not sectioned off. So when you shower the whole room gets wet and the floor floods. We knew that and brought flip flops to wear in the bathroom. Elizabeth just rolled over to tell me that she dreamed that we wore our flip flops to hike the Wall today.
... meeting before we headed off to a lecture. The lecture was held in a very old part of the university, in a very beautiful old building. It was about how China has begun focusing on design and creativity, in addition to simply being good at producing things and copying others. We then headed off to have lunch, but BeiBei took Oanh and I to get SIM cards at a place with Unicom. We sorted that out for less than $20 AUD, we had to give our passports for ID but it ...
... learning experience. There are definitely some things that I don't like or think are weird but it's been super eye opening. Wei has this philosophy where he "teaches 90% and the rest is for our interpretation" and I love that mentality. I don't like when people hand me the answers and get annoyed with students who NEED a right and wrong. He's encouraging us to explore and I can't wait for the coming weeks because that's exactly what I plan to do.
More to come!
... to take the subway to the public bus terminal, then take 1 bus half
way and transfer to a second bus later on. We did alright until we tried to transfer
to the second bus – we could not find the second bus stop, and nobody knew
where it was, so we ended up paying a taxi driver 70 RMB each to take us
straight to Jiankou.
Now we didn’t do any research on where the Jiankou ...
... you can think of. Watches (bought a couple), bags ( a couple of them too). Josh loved the bartering he wasn't keen to buy anything but when we got back he was the one who said when are we going back. He has plans to spend big. Went off to the night markets to eat. We plucked up courage to have silk worms on a stick. They were disgusting. Josh thought they were okay. Wall ...