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... will give her a job. She said that she needed money now to bribe some officials so she could get a job. She was hoping that her parents could get some money to help her. When I asked her how much money was needed she was unsure but thought it could be $1,000 to $2000. That is a lot of money and it seems so unfair. We thought she would just be talking about a couple of hundred dollars.
I haven't any photos so will post a couple from my 2nd visit to White Horse Temple.
... waitress was trying to apologise to me. Before I went into the restaurant there were a couple of boys outside who said "Hello" to me and I said it back. It makes them laugh. I was sitting at my table in the restaurant and then their faces popped up outside the window and they waved. Then a peice of paper came up with "How are you? " written on it in beautifully script. At least it filled in a bit of time while I was waiting for my dinner.
... get out and walk a bit while the taxi negotiated some really bad bits.
I was lucky as I was on the inside of the hill but Mikkel was on the outside. He did say we were okay as we had about 2 inches spare before the edge of the road. I actually didn't realize how close we were until I saw the photos. No wonder the taxi driver was sweating.
We got to a small settlement and the taxi wouldn't get up the slope. It conked out. The car behind us kept beeping its horn ...
... Thank-you" which is "Xie-xie" and one of the guys said that the way I was saying it was the same as what you would say if your were propositioning a guy. They told me to be careful who I said it to. I have stopped saying it to stay safe.
Today I had the best lunch I have had for ages. I was down at the Mall and decided to give the Chinese/Western/Italian restaurant a go. I had heard they had pizza there. It was the best pizza I have had for ...