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... fact that there is still so much we don't know about the past despite having extensive records. The words of people are not without fault, though, so it really shouldn't be surprising that new revelations are always occurring when it comes to our past.
Anyway, I've gone and started philosophizing in the middle of a blog post that's already going to be incredibly long so it's time to move on. Thursday marked the day of our final exam for the course. In order to get our ...
... up the guards rushed the crowd quickly through the hall, absolutely no stopping and no pictures allowed.
It was a long walk back. We could have taken a cab or put our lives into the hands of the motorized rickshaw drivers. Instead we wandered and kept walking a circuitous route eventually getting back, finding a bakery (snack!) along the way and always interesting sights.
Across from the hotel one side were shops and ...
... me to walk slower, which became a perfect segway to ask for directions. They did not know how to easily get to my desired gate, but they did know how to get to my college, so they just told me to follow them to the bus stop, which I happily did. These angels found the right bus for me, which took me practically to the front door of my dormitory, so to this kindly couple I am eternally grateful.
The moral of this story is: don't be at the Summer ...
... I'm a foreigner and this is the only way into town. I tried to find the guy that wanted 200Y. Now they were saying there is no flat rate and I have to use the meter. This was getting ridiculous. When 5 mins before they were giving me a flat rate, now they want to use a meter with who knows what final rate? For 300Y ...
... which is the only part of the museum without English captions. Most of the treasures here have apparently been unearthed or discovered since the Cultural Revolution lead by the Red Guards. Someone must have hidden stuff away all the same. Right at the end on the ground floor and in the middle of the building is the art dedicated to the life of Mao Zedong. It’s a mixed bag, including revolutionary bronze sculptures. The painting varies ...
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