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... taming and training the birds. He then sets out at night with lights shining on the water in which six or so birds swimming diving and catching fish. Nothing ties the birds to the boat though I imagine their wings are clipped. Once a bird catches a fish the fisherman puts a pole in the water, the bird climbs on it and the caught fish is shaken out of the cormorant's neck into a basket. The bird can not swallow the fish, although it tries, because a string has been tied round it's neck ...
... to small jokes. Both were in mid twenties and had very childlike flair about them that made the atmosphere seem light and carefree. John works in China for a company as a businessman, which he seems to dislike but holds on for societal needs. Paul on the other hand lives in Germany and is about to finish his schooling. When I first met them, John and I spent much time exchanging each other's stories about summer, traveling, realities, and discontentment of realities. ...
I’d not really made a plan for my trip to China. I had been hoping to travel overland in to Tibet from Nepal. When I first got to Nepal this would have been possible, although I would have had to go as part of a tour group and be with a guide at all times. Then nearer to the time I hoped to head on, the Chinese government changed their rules, making it only possible visit Tibet in groups ...
... to take notice of such things. Our stroll through the night market was fun checking out the varied kiosks and vendors selling Chinese arts and crafts, clothes, household items and foods. Unfortunately all good things must come to an end as it was time to bid good bye to China. It was a good introduction to this vast country and its people, more to discover on another trip sometime in the future. Zai Jian China – our next stop ...
... or five rafts that did this, not one item was bought. But I wonder how much they really sell...
Now the scenery was beautiful, but the tour we chose was thumbs down. We booked the tour through a travel agent that was being very helpful in giving us information about the airfare we had purchased through Spring Air. This tour was suppose to include, the boat ride, lunch, a tour guide, and a ride back. Well, our tour guide got us on the boat and then said ...