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We got some rest last night and continued on today. We're back to naps, hiding all the breakables, and trying to distract the little guy as would any parent of a two year old. It looks like he is having a lot of fun. We feel lucky that, at the moment, he seems to be adjusting well to his new family. We are so happy to finally be together.
More to come later from Guangzhou,
Mel: Although NanNing was a city we were just passing through, we enjoyed some traditional cultural buildings and hidden laneways, amongst massive shopping malls. We stayed at Traveling with Hostel, where Remy hustle sprite from the fabulous staff.......hmmmm.....what a cultural learning trip this is turning out to ...
... our seatbelts on.. A bit bizar! Poor little 5 year old beside us wasn't feeling well, so we gave him a motion sickness tablet, but unfortunately it didn't help, he kept being sick during the whole trip, poor wee man. As the bus ride was a bit longer than expected we tried to find thugs that we could do, So Clíona started reading her book while the rest got some extra sleep and watched the movie that was played on the bus (twice!) Finally we got to Guilin, only a taxi away ...
... were trying to smile and invite us to eat or buy at their shops. Nanning is a home for more than 7 million people but the atmosphere here is pretty cozy, a bit like in a small town. Well, by Chinese standard 7 million actually may be a pretty small place! There are 35 ethnic groups live here, including people of Zhuang, Han, Yao, Hui, Miao, Dong, and Man minorities. Also, around Nanning many of minority villages can be found and explored.
... just what you need after a 10 hour coach adventure. We bashered up in a cheapy hotel opposite the station and bought the first train ticket out of Nanning for Guilin the following morning.
Now for the fun of trying to find some food...... every café, takeaway and restaurant menu was in Chinese and without photos. As for an English speaker, hen's teeth and rocking horse poo springs to mind. We ended up pointing at various food items in the kitchen and on ...