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... this point, and my Japanese kind of kicks ass. But by any objective standard, my Chinese sucks. It's okay, I've only been studying for a year, and I will get better.
Anyway, that's not the point. The point is that compliments in East Asian countries mean something very different than they do in America. I've noticed before that the only time I ever got compliments on my Japanese or Korean was when I had just screwed something up. ...
So, the plan was that we would go to <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maus oleum_of_Mao_Zedong" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Chairman Mao's Mausoleum</a>, where he lies encased in glass. To do this, and to beat the large crowds, we were going to meet downstairs at 7am. I was looking forward immensely to this, as it sounded very interesting. Others had spoken of the "wax man" for several days. I woke before 6am, and got up, deciding not to bother trying to get ...
... no need for it. I’ve never seen someone being left behind at the platform because they didn’t board the train fast enough. Yet when a train arrives, people simply start pushing in – without allowing the other passengers to exit first! I have also rarely seen anyone stand up to let an elderly person sit down, and people literally RUN into an empty train to get a seat (even if that means pushing people and stepping on my feet…). Another curious thing ...
... to eat at Rumi. The restaurant was so high end in the inside. We ordered Persian tea and our own entrees. The waiter gave us bread and it was so yummy. It was so nice to finally catch up with Lindsay. We were talking about our Christmas break.
Even when we were done eating, we continuing sitting there and talking. We spoke about missing our pal Rae. Too bad Rae returned to Washington.
I looked at the time and it was still early in the ...
... to place) 5. Men like to walk around with their shirts rolled up and their stomachs hanging out. I will never forget all the “Bellies of Beijing”. But most importantly, Beijing was my first taste of Chinese culture. This was the first time I was in a position where I was truly an outsider, more like an alien, and it was great experience to see what that feels like. I tried lot’s ...