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... in Mandarin.
Once rid of Ben's admirer, finished the evening off in Lan Kwai Fong, a built up area supposedly imitating the LKF area of Hong Kong though somewhat lacking in atmosphere.
Beers on the beach and cat café:
We had hoped to visit the nearby mountain of Qingcheng for some mountain views and exercise but we woke to rainy skies and when we got to train station, all the tickets were sold out in any case. So, we were left with exploring ...
... of the holiday, and we thought we would be able to sleep on the train - the 28 hour train.
What an absolute nightmare that train was! Admittedly I dozed for a lot of it, but it was smelly, uncomfortable and definitely an unforgettable experience (I just asked the girls for one word to describe the journey and the words I was given were "epic", "tragic" and "economical"). I was sitting with Bekah, whilst Ellie and Naima were in the next carriage, and Bekah was ...
... the different performances which ranged from half-decent to utterly bizarre, but the strangest sights were yet to come! We walked into the central arena and it was visual overload. To the right hand side there was a group of people doing some kind of synchronised dancing to a slow Chinese song. In the middle was a topless guy dancing like he was in his bedroom, to the far left we're a bunch of middle aged women rocking out to some music, then ...
... thrilled about having it. It is pretty much a hot pot of peppers and oil in which you add other items that you choose. I went with it, but was a little worried, especially with my already runny nose. We get there, and Sonny orders the following items for the hot pot: shrimp, beef, cow intestine, pig throat (the actual lining of the pig's throat), fish, 5 different types of mushrooms, spinach, and onion. All of these items are brought separately and placed on ...
... meeting tomorrow with the client, followed by a media briefing.
After the presentation, we returned to Fraser and collected the interns, then followed their suggestion for dinner by going to Peter's Tex Mex, which now has four (or more?) locations in Chengdu as well as Beijing and Shanghai - so it's apparently somewhat well known, although it has a very informal and cozy feeling, not like a chain. I was put in charge ...