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Travel Blogs from Baoding
This morning was different. I didn't go for a run. I didn't sleep in. I got up early in Baoding (population 11 million) and met Daman, some other Yingli staff, and some of the ASC guys before dawn for an activity. We were going to watch a military march! We boarded the bus and drove two kilometres down the road before turning into (you guessed it), the Yingli factory! Did you guess it?
We stood in the cold morning as hundreds of solar workers filed out ...
... which was a good idea for an hour or so until I looked across the fields and saw how far away the road was.
It definitely didn’t follow the river like I thought it did.
What idiot would build a road that follows ...
... Noodles toya...shane
The Soundtrack to this entry was by The Foo Fighters
The album was 'The Colour and The Sound'
... walking with you to get train tickets to your next destination, you know that is humility.
When you are clueless about where you are heading but feel the cool polluted breeze going against your hands and face onboard a crowded and filthy bus ride with other villagers whose idea of personal space is zero, you know that is hope.
When you have a stranger speak to you of her village, ...
... a bag of rice with me to take another bumpy and squeezy bus ride. This time the bus was taking me further into a village on unknown.
Looked around the people in the bus, there was a girl, very cute and on the plump side, This sort of girls always catches my attention. Not that I am going to mock her but if it wasn't for the crush I had on a boy when I was 18, I will still be very much like her in size. I stared at her, imagining when she is of a marriageable age, how ...