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... and several times we were asked not to videotape what they were saying as it was politically incorrect to share how they felt about the dam. Basically, entire villages were relocated and lots of farmers lost their means of making an income in order for the government to build this dam. The people were not reimbursed very much for the homes and farms they had owned for generations - hundreds of years. Teddy, our dam guide today, told us his personal story. He and ...
hundreds of stalls offered up all kinds of weird and wonderful things, not all
recognizable. And for breakfast the specialties are spicy beef noodle soup and
steamed dumplings filled with barbecued pork. I’ll take that over scrambled
eggs any day!
Our three nights in Lanzhou were not all consecutive because
of the bureaucracy we had to attend to regarding splitting up our group visa
into individual visas at a ...
... go up to receive her winnings and all of these people are smiling, clapping and congratulating her!!! Right after this, we left the party and met up with our crew in one of the bars and had a good laugh over the cocktail party lead up and showed off the bottle of champagne. The bottle will be saved for later in the trip and shared amongst all of us at a pre-dinner gathering.
The pre-dinner chatter was also taken up with pre-planning for impending ...
... of chocolate milk.
I was glad to get out of ...
... meals and enjoying a few cups of peach juice from another stall, we took a walk down the main road to a KFC store for some dessert. It turns out the service that the Chinese are famed for, very efficient and slightly rude, must be a peculiarity of their restaurant service in the West, as we must have been in the queue for almost half an hour, then the delivery of our order was messed up, but it was all very friendly. And from talking to one of the rare English ...