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... t cheap.
Despite EVERYTHING being 'made in china' it's all the same price as perth. We thought we would pick up some Nike sneakers for cheap (after all they're probably made by the kids down the road) but no, they're the exact same price as in Perth.
12. Tshirts have english sayings but they don't make sense.
For example 'Drear, believe, achieve' and lots to do with love which were just kinda confusing.
13. Wear the same outfits
I'm sorry for not writing for the last few days. We have been so busy wrapping up the main tour, saying goodbyes, and getting to Guanzhou. Here's a quick recap of what's happened the last few days. Day 10: We woke up in Yangshuo and started our way back to Guilin. This time, we rode by bus. On the way back we stopped at a cooking school where the girls made a few Chinese dishes. They even made dumplings! They did a great job. After we ate their ...
... popular with the locals. The food was excellent although a little bit like the show Fear Factor. I didn't ask too much about what type of meat was in our food. I actually tried chicken feet...Surprisingly the taste was not bad, however once is enough. Our next stop was to tour the new city center. The Asia Games were held here in 2010. The city spent $$$$ to develop the area for the games. This includes a stadium exclusively for the opening and ...
... time we had come out from lunch, it was pouring, so the planned walk to a temple was put off. I thought I knew where some shopping markets were, but got it wrong (!) so we ended up spending a lot of time on the subway with no result. Ah well, that's part of the adventure too, I suppose..
On Sat morning we were all up early again and by 5:30 am I had put Carol & Don in a taxi for the airport. It was ...
... as the day we got her. There are kids everywhere, some were special needs but many were not. All waiting for families...There are 2000 children being cared for at this orphanage. 1000 on site and another 1000 in foster families. Foster care was just starting when Hannah was a baby. We were happy to hear that foster care has become more prevalent. Our next stop was a reception for Hannah. We walked into a conference room and on the screen said "Welcome back Bo ...
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