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... that thought aside for the moment and focused on the fact that after a short shuttle ride we would actually be standing in front of the Great Wall of China. This was one of those moments that Bree and I never actually thought we would get to experience, since the Great Wall is something that we vividly remember learning about in school and it was very surreal to see it in person for the first time. Jessie explained to us that close to Beijing there were really two sections ...
... came with 2 cokes, 1 orange drink, fries, a sweet taro pie, corn, McSpicy chicken sandwich, chicken wings, grilled chicken sandwich, chicken nuggets and a big mac. We tried a little bit of everything but saved the taro pie for later. I'm glad we fought the challenge and made it work--it was a nice communication challenge and something different to ...
... about hobbies and studying Chinese instead of those that would help me survive in China. Good thing, I switched from regular to intensive elementary.
It was a shocker that Anthony wore pants today! He always wore shorts until he gave in to the harsh wind.
For lunch, Bethany and I ate rice bowls outside of west gate. I told Bethany that I just came to China just for fun and I only plan to be here for a year. I have no desire to work in China ...
... they use in their herbal medicines, and then popped out to see if there were any "professors" available. How fortuitous - there just happened to be about 7 of them. Each "Professor" was accompanied by a translator. At the same time the 40 students came back in and made a start on our foot massages.
I was sitting with Gary and Lynne. Peter was up front with Ian and Claire. The first thing the fellow did was look deeply in Gary's eyes, then his tongue (and ...
The cold got me good & proper for a couple of days, totally wiped out – soooo frustrating & fed up with being ill!! Thankfully back to my normal self now, and a full week at work is looking likely!!
Not too much going on last week, Andy had bowling, and his friend is back in Beijing from Kazakhstan so a few drinks were in order of course! I had a good work meeting Thursday afternoon, due to meet again soon.
Friday after work, well ...