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... was smelly, messy work! The workers were all curious about this group of ladies snapping photos of them as they worked. Most ignored us and kept to their task. Some stopped, smiled and showed us the insides of the mussel with all the pearls inside. A young woman we saw had the task of shoveling the leftover shells into a truck where they would be ground and made into fertilizer or feed we were told. I think any of the tasks we saw could be featured on one of those reality shows ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
... needed. So besides snacking (sorry this one is full
of side-notes: Chinese are absolutely obsessed with snacks. All of expats love
talking about this- besides their strange obsession with chicken feet, packaged
meats, and bedazzled ****…I swear they must think they are going to starve on
every venture! Every place you go you are SURE to note that every Chinese
person is carting a bag full of snacks (again their thinness is a mystery!) but
so they ...
... a basic working mans Chinese apartment while my Chinese co-teachers all live in way nicer places.
I prefer to rub shoulders with China's working people. The people who truly inspired the ubiquitous "Hammer and Sickle" are the ones who capture my heart the most. The one's who will barely share in the Chinese economic boom. The one's who can cram 5 people in a tiny room, do their laundry in a bucket, ...
... and slept for a few hours.
Resurrected myself and went bike shopping with my neighbor. After miles of walking we came up on a bike dealership that sold high quality Merida brand bikes. I didn't want any of those professional bikes, they are so stealable and expensive. Instead I bought a folding portabike. Many of you have seen these dumb looking bikes with 20 inch wheels and the ability to fold into a small suitcase. I had my doubts, ...