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... hard sleeper' (kind of a lower 2nd class) is pleasant enough even though we were both on the top bunk of 3 with just about enough space between your face and the ceiling to turn around. The problem is if one of the 6 people in your section ***** then it drifts up to the top bunk and gets stuck and lingers for hours. And I'm certainly not the tallest person in the world but Chinese sleepers are made for Chinese people, who on average are much smaller than us westerners. Therefore ...
... proverb this morning. "Faster things come from smaller box". Not sure how many situations this could possibly apply to, but I think the general idea was watch out for cars on the street. Or maybe it was walk fast, even if you're small. I really don't know what she was talking about.
First, we went to Tiananmen Square. Jan carried a little Garfield toy on a stick to guide us. Her ...
... is much cooler and fun than UIBE.
Later, I walked around the canal park. On top of a hill, there was a dad photographing his son. So cute.
I returned to campus to do work.
Hours later, Olivia invited me to the Orange Circle. So nice to get real food. We chatted for a while.
Now, I am doing more work. Spending my Saturday on midterms. Sucks, but I can't wait for spring break!
... I didn't both buying the tickets to go inside because it seems like they have just become public facilities inside now. I walked around there for a while until about 2 pm. One of the cool things is a wall with all the medal winners on it. There is a 3 to 4 panel section where Michael Phelps has gold for most every event, so I took a picture of all 8 medals. After that I headed to the subway and took it to the Airport Express train, then off to the airport. I ended up at the ...
You know you're eating in a local restaurant in Beijing when everyone turns to look at you, and you know they are talking about you, despite your knowledge of Chinese extending no further than a greeting, a local beer and a thank you.
It's 7:20 pm and I've just walked in to a restaurant where the waiters speak no english, the furnishings are distinctly ming dynasty and the patrons are chain smoking. There's the familiar sound of Chinese music in the ...