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2. In the past, 13 year old teenagers were a lot more productive with their time than nowadays.
3. If you can afford to fly in China, then fly.
Dave's transport stats
Dave's Transport stats so far:
Planes used - 1
Buses used - 6 (+3)
Trains used - 6 (+3)
Metros/subways used - 14 (+1)
Cars used - 5 (+2)
Russian Campervans used 1
Horses used - 1
Camels used - 1
Taxis used - 1
... might not see you after tonight."
"We'll see," I replied, smiling at Liny.
I ended up staying a couple more weeks, it turned out, and Liny was the best guide. She found out that I was a Buddhist and took me to several temples, not all of them being Buddhist: The Solemn Temple, Qiaomen Mosque, and the Zhangye Giant Buddha Temple.Along the way, we accidentally encountered many soldiers, training for combat even though they were not at war. She showed ...
... Went back to our dodgy lodgings (probably the worst so far - very damp and all the paths to our rooms were extremely slippery). Breakfast being organized with the guest house in the morning as we won't have time to go out and buy it. To day we start our trek but first it is a bus ride to where we start. I have my small back pack ready. It is still heavier than I would like but it will be cold in the mountains so have to take warm ...
... to Dazu ahead of us. This was described as a small town, and at lunch we were warned that we wouldn't be able to find an ATM or use credit cards there, so if we needed cash we should use an ATM on the way back to the bus. After that we discovered Dazu has a population of 1 million!
I should say that it was still raining in Chongquing after lunch, and the city streets and squares were a sea of pretty umbrellas. The women are very ...
On Sunday I went on a guided (free) walk of the local market with one of the staff from the hostel, which was pretty interesting, street dentists, where people where just sitting and getting their teeth drilled or pulled out, dog dick for sale (used in Chinese medicine), Viagra and illegal porno movies, the guy selling them asked me for a kiss, not a chance! There was a bird market, with some birds selling for £6000 (for pets) ...