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... clean ears and why anyone would want this done in a public place I have absolutely no idea but we were soon sitting back to watch Matt's lady strap on her head torch and get working with a whole fist full of different tools. Somehow the ear clean morphed into a full body massage which didn't stop until Matt insisted and then it was about three times the price initially agreed. Caught by the famous ear wax scammers of Chengdu.
Grabbing some lunch at the stall ...
... Brian and Yan had ordered a mild pot as well. Kate was very happy about this until the fish head surfaced from the broth. After about 5 mins of resistance however, we were both dunking food into it for a brief moment of relief from its hotter counterpart.
Despite the spice, we had an amazing evening. We felt like we were experiencing the real China and not something put on for tourists. This is what I ...
... shopping centre and go do some sight seeing. We walked down to Tianfu Square which is overlooked by a giant Chairman Mao statue, which was fairly impressive though I have to say I was expecting bigger! The square itself was quite nice with a series of water fountains and flowers. Next on the agenda was Jinli street, we took the bus there for 20p (air conditioned buses are 20p to anywhere, ones without are 10p, so much cheaper than England!) and ...
... to get up super early for the flag ceremony. So, I bike to work, swerving in and out of traffic and get there in time for the ceremony, which is pretty much 15 minutes of standing outside in the cold. The students all stand in perfect lines and salute the flag as it rises to the national anthem. Then some teachers stand up and talk in Chinese for 10 minutes. I have no idea what they are saying, but I am guessing it has something to do with the week and what is ...
... left the restaurant, it had gotten dark and the streets were beautifully lit up with lanterns and strings of lights. We wandered through the shops and along the meandering walkways - very crowded but thankfully no cars or motorbikes are allowed. It was a perfect end to the day, and Yao continues to be an outstanding host, always more than happy to show off the town and feed us well.
The high point of our day today was ...