Travel Blogs from Baoding
... I could find. I showed a bunch of people at the dock and they said they didn't know, and THEN the coolest thing happened. There were SO MANY awesome strangers this weekend. I will tell you about more later. I just walked to the next bus stop and i was going to show the driver the paper I had from the motel, but before the bus came, this old man (stranger #1) on a bike came by slowly, just like a ghost, stared at me for a long time while coasting VERY SLOWLY.
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'
... is grace.
When you see a priest use a plastic insect splatter net to splat on a mosquito/fly on the sacred altar while mass is being conducted, you know that is China….. I mean, humor.
When you see toothless children in dirty, simple summer clothes smile and wave back at a stranger while riding their bicycles or grandpas holding their grandkids so that you can capture them ...