Kunming Mingdu Hotel
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... in the air and they catch it while flying or do what I loooove seeing seagulls do, FIGHT for it.
Unfortunately, they are not as fat and stupid-looking than their Australian cousins but it's fun anyway. People are holding bread in their oustretched arms, waiting for a seagull to fly and take it while their family wait there, phone, ipad or cameras in hand, waiting for the
exact moment to take their picture of the seagull. sometimes they wait forever. We ...
... actually not so bad. It was high and you couldn't even see the bottom past the greenery but it was nice and cool and we got carried slowly across the valley to the other side. Again the sight was amazing. I didn't dare take my camera out for fear I would drop it and I was still nervous enough to not move around so much. When I met Mom and Dad up on the other side, Mom was so mad at Dad for moving around so much. She is afraid of heights and obviously Dad ...
... until 9:30 p.m. so I won't get home until after midnight. I'll post the pictures from this trip on Sunday - after I watch the Reds playoff game Sunday morning (Saturday night Cincinnati time). Go Reds!!
This has been a great week with Sandy and her family. I knew it would be awesome but it has been even better than that. I don't know what I ever did to be treated so kindly but my friends here in China treat me like a king. I love them ...
... later we had to give up on that as well. Luckily a nice girl from the Bank of China told us that the bus station was out of town and we should get a taxi. After a quick taxi we were in the bus station, we booked one for an hour later and sat back with a chinese pot noodle.
The bus was better than any SEA'n one, although the Chinese like to spit into the bins provided so its hard to get any real peace. After a passport check we rushed for a couple ...
... through a field worth of sunflower seeds. 'Rustle', 'Crunch', 'Chew', 'Crunch' - and into the bin, 'Rustle', 'Crunch', 'Chew', 'Crunch' - and into the bin, 'Rustle', 'Crunch', 'Chew', 'Crunch' - and into the bin, - you get the idea. For what seemed like eternity.
All quiet otherwise, and the Beach Boys seem to work well as a soundtrack to the rolling countryside. Hopefully no more than 3 hours to go.
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