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Today we have a little sunshine popping through the smog. It is unbelievable how thick the smog can get here. We often have scratchy throats and eyes after a day out. Plus we daily inhale at least a few packages of cigarettes. It seems like most of the population here are smokers. They still smoke in restaurants which really is revolting. Today we hired a driver to take us to the Tomb of Emperor Jingdi, and then to the ...
... shots with her. Talk about feeling like alive star for a brief time. We were there about 7 hours. Everyone gets two pick four different outfits and then there is hair and makeup. The hair and makeup is changed for each different shoot when you have a wardrobe change. Kristen and I had a great time doing it together. We can't wait to see the ...
... we attempted the Tibetan dance in Xining. Needless to say, our clumpy walking shoes did not make for the smoothest of moves, but the evening was in full swing and we launched ourselves into the fray nonetheless.
The high density of western businessmen in this particular hotel, however, created a rather more sleazy under-side to the revelry. Pot-bellied forty-something white men in deck shoes and linen shirts danced (badly) with coy and flirtatious Chinese girls half their ...
... no idea about the insane driving style which we’d come to know and love, I don’t know. I’m sure at one point he nearly grabbed the steering wheel. To be fair to him, this driver was cutting things a little close. We’d noticed that compared to India and South East Asia the driving style was a lot more erratic. I mean the driving in all the other places we’ve been is crazy too but you always feel like the driver had lived his whole life like that ...
... in my suitcase. I met up with her and we went to the post office. Unfortunately, the attendant wouldn't let me mail my things because one of the souvenirs was extremely fragile, and he was worried that it might break during the shipping process. Amanda suggested either using FedEx, which was some ways away from the campus, or buying a second suitcase and just carrying the souvenirs with me (I had only brought one suitcase and a backpack for the duration ...