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... in foreign media, I am beyond excited about finally making it out to see some of Chinas old Silk Road. I have four days worth of clothes, sunscreen, my trusty leatherman, a stun gun (which I am morbidly hoping to finally have a chance to use), and a can-do attitude. Camel riding, sand dunes, the annual Turpan grape festival, and some obscenely long train rides await. I'll keep you ...
... substitute for when the practice of burying one's slaves alive was abolished. I had already seen these figurines before, but to amass such a wide array of them in one place was intriguing.
I lost Courtney's umbrella and then bought her the first one I saw, which happened to be a children's umbrella, although I didn't notice until I gave it to her when I got back.
The next one and a half days were devoted to relaxing (in the air-conditioned room), eating and some minor shopping.
The reason for our visit of Luoyang were the Longmen Caves another UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site contains more than a hundred thousand Buddhas in hundreds of small caves and grottoes. Unfortunately a lot of the statues were destroyed during the early twentieth century. Some statues were only a few centimeters high while others were over ...
... went flying. Another classroom has a wobbly fan and the kids can't stand it as they think it is going to fly off. One kid silently put his book on his head. I don't know whether that would be enough to stop decapitation. I am not sure. All the classrooms are air conditioned but sometimes it is just not enough.
In the staffroom, my desk is right under the air conditioner so the cool air just flies over my head. The teachers that ...
... highway I dozed the Chinese guys chatted, after an hour the van was silent we were all dozing.
At 11.30 we arrived into Luoyang and I noticed a sign for the Longman Grotto, which struck me as odd but not for now. We pulled up at the hotel and jumped out. We had imagined a small out of the way town with a small out of the way two star motel, not unlike the US, with lumpy beds and thin walls with your own special menagerie of bugs. What we ...