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... life surrounded by friends and family who loved and respected him. My main regret was not being available to be there for my family and to pay my final respects in person. This brought back a flood of memories of my mother's death two years ago. Once again Renee and I were travelling and my mom passed away just days before we were due to depart for three weeks in Europe. I felt heartless as we flew home for the funeral and stepped right back on ...
... screaming, "Shuijiao! Shuijiao! Shuijiao! (Sleep! Sleep! Sleep!).
I rushed back to my room. Emi gave me an Advil for my headache. I took it and crashed in my bed. One hour later, I felt fine.
Right before my afternoon class, I developed a running nose. Sucked a lot. When I walked to class, Dean Moses stopped and starred at my new hair. Then my afternoon professor was shocked that I dyed my hair.
... on the metro for some reason, so we spent over an hour on the metro - which was a real struggle as every jolt of the train was a bit of a lottery for my insides! When we got to Beijing West, it was split into North and South areas, with very little information as to what you might find in each place. This basically lead to us going to the North area, the South area, before finally returning to the North area, after being pointed in that general direction by ...
... came to help out. So between my phrase book, the menu that had lots of pictures, and their good humour we determined we wanted duck but got no further.
At this point our waiter gestured for us to wait a minute and went over to another table and brought over a Dutchman who spoke Chinese very well. With his help we determined what the waiter needed to know, what we needed to know, how much to order and all had a good laugh over ...
... bike lane on all major roads and going-with-the-flow of the Asian traffic is actually quite fun. At first we were a bit scared but then quickly found out how to best navigate the streets and enjoy the ride.
On this second and very sunny day of our Beijing visit, we rented the bicycles from a nearby hostel at Tiananmen Square and quickly ventured for the outer walls of the Forbidden city to better grasp its sheer size. Next to the Forbidden City we explored the JianShang park ...