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... through dinner. He again ate like a bird.
Outside the restaurant was a small convenience store and we bought a large bottle of local beer for back in our room. It cost 450 RMB ($.80).
We got back to the room about 9:00pm and repacked for the next day which included a flight from Beijing to Xi'an. Brennan was asleep within minutes so we enjoyed our cheap bottle of beer and called it a day!
... a side project. Father Gene suggested that I should contact Greg. So I emailed Greg and he kindly helped me.
Greg wechatted me that he would meet me at his cafe if I ever came.
"How did you like the Sichuan mocha?" Greg asked me.
"It was spicy with a bitter after taste." I said. "I actually liked it.
A second after Greg introduced himself to me in the cafe, he then talked to his Chinese business person in Chinese.
... anything for a sale and I thought what the heck, try it. So I did. Was ok, but not my favourite so the guy hanging around the bin got the rest. I did find closer to my hotel an amazing version of an egg custard tart. polished a few of those off! they use filo pastry instead off the hard crust we use. DELICIOUS!
I found Beijing to be much more as I expected China to be today, with its old buildings and rich history, with a far less developed feeling than Shanghai.
... people were holding up, looking for my name. Nothing. I walked very slowly to make sure I didn't miss Gloria. Nothing. I walked behind the people, several times. I circled, like a shark. At one point I walked behind the people calling, "Gloria," "Gloria," "Gloria" about every 10 people. Nothing. Oh, dear. She wasn't there.
I turned on my China phone that Ada let me borrow. No, I couldn't turn on my phone--completely, and I mean COMPLETELY, dead. Oh, dear again. ...
... frequently due to people coming & going, so that was weird. She had a leaving party with a group of about 40 of us at a Spanish Tapas restaurant which was great, with live music too. Plenty of Sangria, and lovely food. Hit a few bars afterwards, ending up drinking mulled wine outside one of the bars, first of the winter season!!
A lazy Saturday popping out for coffee, then getting ready for the white collar boxing evening, which we'd won tickets for in a ...