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This evening's concert was most definitely the musical highlight of the tour. The Opera House as you will have seen in yesterday's post was beautiful and worthy of its significant reputation. The audiences here are clearly knowledgeable and responded in an unfailingly positive way to our programme.
The acoustic in the Opera House is the most live that the band has played in, so much so that we had to move out of ...
Guangzhou is a truly ginormous city – the 6th largest in the world with a population of just under 14 million. The density of the apartment living is quite astounding and we feel like we are in the REAL madness of China now. The only cities in China bigger than this are Beijing and Shanghai at 24,000,000 and 21,000,000 respectively. To round out ‘Chinese
Geography 101’, there are 101 cities in China that have a population ...
Arriving at Gangzhou (and after having a lovely chat with an older Australian woman on the train), we were greeted with a mass of Chinese symbols, people and foreign chatter. First thing on our mind - find a way to Guilin. Andrea and I went off on a recon mission and left our bags with the girls. Upon finding the information desk on the floor below (don't think I've been in a multi-story train station before?), we went in and asked for help, soon to find this was impossible ...
... It was really hard to get anywhere, especially on the train because there were people everywhere but all moving ridiculously slowing in all different directions.
10. There's no Facebook, YouTube or Twitter in China.
Seriously. It's blocked and no one can access it. Despite this people are always walking (slowly) with their head down doing something on their phone. Without Facebook, YouTube or Twitter though goodness knows what they're doing!
... for a little bit and then we found Subway! We found our dinner! Attached to the Subway was a convenience store. They sold a big bottle of beer for only ¥5! That's less than $1. Heck yes. Subway and beer. We were set. We stayed in and watched "Grown Ups" on the movie channel and went to bed early. We love being on our own! Day 12: Today we woke up and were on a shopping mission. We got a map, found where we were supposed to go and took ...