Travel Blogs from Beijing
... it was. Consequently I would like to come back one day to explore Shanghai and Hong Kong but no way I will ever live here. Would prefer Taiwan or Tokyo for sure. For everyone else, you need to see for yourself, but for me I give China a 2 out of 10.
Note: In my Tokyo blog I was using ¥ as yen and that's wrong. That is actually the Chinese yuan symbol. None of you noticed anyway but I'll save my credibility.
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... alongside 3 Irish teachers who were taking a break over their summer holidays. My immediate thought was that at least we would not be short of conversation with 3 Irish girls and I was not disappointed!! We also had one other person with us, a chap from Italy who turned up 15 mins late, and when he did eventually arrive, he wanted to dash off and get his deposit back from his MTR card. You would never see me (Tony) doing something like that J.
With the six of us ...
... to public speaking, and even had to overcome a st-st-st-stutter (which still shows up from time to time. It's difficult at times being here alone, but I'm falling in love with the place again and learning a lot about myself and life in general, away from the stresses of the Melbourne rat race, and in an environment I really love. I do miss playing live music a shitload though.
So I'm spending most of my days studying vocab & grammar ...
... couple Chinese songs since I got here, and they also had some English music. It was a solid time, nothing that would ever happen in America. Afterward we went to a bar called "Propaganda" for a little bit; we only wanted to go to it because of it's name but it didn't turn out to be anything special.
That's it for now; seems I've written a novel on accident... I'll upload some pictures, too. I hope everyone's doing alright and staying ...
... created this incredible stone structure. I mean clearly I had no idea, this is not a pile of stones going across a prairie field, it is an immense structure, 25 feet high at its highest points and wide enough for 6 horses to stand side by side and it is built in the mountains stretching over 4000 miles! When you are walking on the Great Wall, it is not hard to imagine the soldiers, the horses, the work, the ...
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