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Trips like this one to China can do one of two things to a group of students; it can build on previous friendships making them stronger through a common experience; and it can create new friendships that were not a part of previous day to day relationships. The staff on this trip have observed our young men being thoughtful, considerate and genuine in their relationships with each other. Don't miss understand ...
... to Shijiazhuang, then another to the train station, which is new and not on my map. The next train to Jiaozuo was at 1:30 a.m. I reluctantly took it, even though there were no seats.
I found a little alley to eat weird things in, and then a bunch of people tried to talk tome as I wrote and tried to kill time by drinking a lot of beer and eating a lot of duck blood by accident.
... deep fried goodies, when out of the corner of my eye, I saw a noodle table... yesssssssss. Noodles for lunch, finally. I also introduced Madelleine to some Chinese pastries that I love and she liked them a lot.
From there, we went to Kai Yuan temple, which had a giant bixi (turtle-beast) that some construction workers found when digging up a street in 2000. There was another old white man from England who I said hi to, but I still feel very skeptical ...
... though, we stopped at the entrance of the highway and had to get off. I thought it had broken down (again), so I took pictures thinking it was funny. It was not funny when we had to change buses. The new but had a lot of people already on it and it also smelled like *****. I sat next to a dirty old man who was quite possibly the source of the smell, however, it was all encompassing, so there was no way to detect the exact location of the **** ...
... as times to catch your breath in the 36 degree heat and humidity.
TRIP NOTE: If you should find yourself headed to Cangyan, try to get there in the morning, not in the late afternoon as I did. In the morning, the sun from the east will shine onto the bridge, giving you rich deep colours, but in the afternoon, the bridge is more back-lit.
Wishing to stay and shoot in the morning, there is a hotel, ...