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... these men are taking the Confucian exams so that they can get an office position in their government. It’s about 9:30 at night, and there’s a curfew here. There are walls and gates in the neighborhoods to decrease the crime.The four of us have decided that we’ll spend the night here. There’s a lot more to see in Chang’an!
AP World Textbook- Pages 269, 273
A guy came over to us who spoke perfect English and introduced himself as being a local Policeman who was 'moonlighting' in his brothers bar!
We ended up staying there for a couple of hours and all the clientel wanted to have there photo's taken with us. I suppose that the thing we have to remember is that these parts of China rarely see a western face.
A Couple Days of Rest At Sea - ENR to Shanghai
Friday 23Mar12. 23 degrees and windy
We slept in until 8:50am this morning!! We grabbed breakfast and headed for a deck chair. This all sounds reasonably civilized - or so you would think. Bonnie was sitting on the chairs, saving some for the others while they ducked back to their rooms and put on their swim suits. Jan and I were still finishing off our breakfast at the table and chairs behind ...
On our second day in Lanzhou, we went to White Hill Pagoda Park, one of the two main parks in the city. We took a cable car across the Yellow River, up a mountain, and to the park on top. The park itself wasn't much to see, but there was a small, almost hidden tea area where Sam and I drank apple juice, listened to the Chinese park-goers play cards, laughed over stories about our families, and enjoyed the shade. Western China ...
... ve never known a school where the class cheer when the teacher enters but they are all so excited to have a foreign teacher. I hope the novelty doesn't wear off.
Thanks Jo for sending me the TKD results, it was great to hear some news from home and congratulations to everyone who did so well, particularly Lauren and James.....off to the world's again??? Where are they being held this year?
Thats all for now.....off for my sieta.
love to all, Kate xxx