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Had meeting with China Daily's Officials and Tourism Bureau of Shanxi with regards to Upcoming trips in and around Shanxi.
It was pleasure to meet various nationalities along with me on the trip. We had chance to meet the Vice President of China Daily ...
While we were waiting with them for the car, one of the students asked why I didn't have any babies. I said I have no interest in that and besides, I'm too old to have them now anyway.
Howard to the rescue! He just HAD to pipe in and say "NO! YOU ARE NOT! YOU COULD HAVE AS MANY BABIES AS YOU WANT!"
Well... that wasn't my point, and I'm not interested in that anyway, so... what the *#&(*$# are you talking about you ...
... a lady, not a man.
He replied thusly: "You mean my wife? She's no lady!"
Ummm.... Ok then....
He was a friendly New Zealander who had quite a mean streak when talking to and about Amy's cute teddy bear dog. I was more than a little horrified at the language he would throw around, actually.
I was also taken aback by the way he was constantly referring to his wife in a sexual way, and telling me how her beautiful ...
... ourselves somewhere to park for the night.
It was an old mud and brick village called Dayu. There were still some houses occupied but a lot were empty and in ruins. We found out later that as the elders died and the young people moved away, the town was slowly dying. No different to little places elsewhere, I suppose.
We were quite a novelty, ...
Just like that our time in Taiyuan is coming to an end. Wednesday morning we jet off to Hong Kong to Celebrate the Chinese New Year! (Year of the Goat--My Birth Year!)
We arrived November 22, almost three months has passed since we got here, and it has been one crazy ride. When we first arrived we definitely had culture shock. I cried almost everyday for a week, I looked up flights almost every day for that week, ...