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... said that by 8 pm all lights would be out and most people retired for the night.
Back at the hotel we had another lovely meal (minus the stinky tofu!) and spent a fun night chatting with the all the ladies in our international group.
The next day we toured the childhood home of the famous Chinese author, Lu Xun. I am not too familiar with this author but Janny, our tour guide did an excellent job of weaving stories of this family’s history including ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
... that crowd.
So the night continues and I'm listening to the soundtrack that the bar at the Mingtown "Travelers" hostel in Shanghai used to play in the bar. I handed them a usb memory device and they downloaded me a ton of cool music for nothing. This is great evening music, when one is winding down and cooking beans or something. Very serene and beautiful.
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... I drag raced 4 other bikes at an intersection this morning and beat three of them and tied the last one. That guy only weighed 100 pounds or so, but I know I would win in a longer race. I have one of the nicest E-bikes on the street for a mere $500. I fully expect it to get stolen but I like my little portabike better so no worries.
I plan to use the pedal bike most of the time because I want to stay in ...
... to the city of Shaoxing, is apparently very famous for its calligraphers and the practice of calligraphy itself. There were many places in the institute to gaze upon ancient calligraphy (well over 1,000 years old), but many places for silent reflection or practice your own calligraphy as well. You could practice using water strokes on smooth stone, in sand box like a child, or you could sit down at a proper desk with all the right materials and give it ...