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... being the sophisticated couple that we are, we headed out to the local antique / craft market before the meeting to peruse what Beijing had to offer. The market was huge; lots of aisles split roughly into different types of wares and we were able to look (and even pick stuff up!) without getting harassed (a lot of the traders were actually asleep as the market had opened at 4.30am). After a bit of haggling for a souvenir, we met up with our tour group and went for some ...
... a Beijing Hutong household might live. This family: father, mother and five year old daughter lived in what appeared to be two adjoining rooms, but no connecting door and an entirely separate kitchen. These buildings were set around a narrow but attractive yard. Fine with the present weather but what do they do in winter? There did appear however to be several other people employed to cope with the influx of visitors. I imagine as they were giving ...
... later imprisoned when he stopped towing the line.
Following lunch we took some Rickshaws on a tour of a Hutong area - the traditional alleyways of old Beijing. Definitely had the feeling we were being taken down pre-approved streets to see what we were supposed to see. Still, it was a lot of fun, if somewhat contrived.
Later we went off to see an acrobat show, which the kids thoroughly enjoyed.
... was hard for me to process that Anthony will not be my roommate and he will not be in my Chinese class anymore.
A couple minutes later, my Chinese roommate Mike finally showed up. He was two inches taller than me. I am a shortee.
My mind was somewhere else as I was talking to him because I confused him with my sentences. I jumped all over the places about things like my flight to Beijing and what I was doing tomorrow. ...
... of one of their friends. That's probably why I'm writing so much here, just because I need someone to tell about this in English!! And theres no Facebook or Twitter in China so no chance of me talking to anyone on there. I'm getting better quickly and I can pick out quite a few words in the conversations they have with eachother, but I'm a long way off being anywhere near good.
China, or Beijing at least, is massive. The amount of space wasted is ...