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Today began as every other with me awake before the sunrise sitting in front of the window like a dog waiting for its owner to return home from work, nose pressed against the glass looking to the left and then to the right for any sign. People's Sunrise Number Five was a little nicer than the previous few days. Apparently the thicker the smog the more colorful the sunrise and sunset, who knew? At first the smog begins to change color ...
... the northmost part of People's square), and followed it all the way to the Bund ( a walkway along the river which overlooks all of the skyscrapers).
... with Robert was a day trip to Zhujiajiao Water town. This is one of several canal towns that is more of a tourist attraction now, but once was part of a system of waterways that was essential for transporting goods to Beijing via the Grand Canal. We were lucky with the weather and enjoyed wandering along the canal, taking a boat ride and being brave enough to try a very local place for lunch-no ill effects to report! Tyler bought an ocarina and by the end of his visit was playing ...
... down my body. But I am actually glad because otherwise I would just die because of the heat.
I don't remember who said that Chinese would not sweat. They do the same as we do. But although they do not use deodorant they do not smell. Funny.
I heard someone saying to me that in Shanghai the sky is always yellow and one would never see blue sky. That is for sure not true. I have seen more days with clearly blue sky from the morning till the evening ...
... and knew that it would rain, again (it rains practically every millisecond of every second of every hour of every day here) so he decided to go for a walk before it did. He was apparently gone for awhile, but I didn't notice because I was busy getting some work done for my job. When he came back, he told me this little story:
"So, I went for a walk. I went the other way than we normally do... down to Zhongchun Lu, then down a side street. I just ...