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... was taking the Chinese "reading between the lines" thing way too far, all the freaking time. I was slowly going insane. I hope she isn't like this when she speaks Chinese. My job is making sense of nonsense all day long. I just couldn't make sense of her at all.
After that, we sat around bored in Starbucks. I bought a huge brownie to share, but she just looked at it like it was from space.
Me: "So, what are we doing for dinner?"
Jessica: "I ...
... I am fairly sick of my limited wardrobe so won't bring a lot of that back home,
Last night I was awoken by a motorbike outside. It was 12:30am and this guy was just revving his motorcycle up for some weird reason. He kept it up for about 15 minutes and it was right under my window. No one yelled out at him even though a few lights went on. Chinese people are very tolerant people and seem to put up with a lot of things that we wouldn't. I felt ...
... new museum. I knew it would be open as it is a paying one.I fronted up to the kiosk and they started a big discussion in Chinese and then I had to shrug and act out that I didn't know what they were talking about. They eventually took my money and then I walked through the gate only to be confronted by about 6 women having a animated discussion. I eventually decided to ring Mark and let them talk to him and then he could translate for me. ...
... But no. We took a left turn off the motorway and the beginnings of a city of 1.3 million began. These cities are huge. It took 30 minutes or so to go from the turn off to the centre. At times it's hard to tell where the CBD begins or where the old city was. There is just so much construction and development and brand new up market malls and scenic squares being built and this is going on in every city we've come across. Finally we pull into the bus station and were not too ...
... for 3 euro per person. They all said that it's in a bad location (in the middle of a big block of flats, a bit ghetto-y) and impossible to find. Though all this was turning us off they also said that the guy himself was really friendly and helpful, had good English and always made sure that nobody got ripped off by taxi drivers or anything. So we booked it. We had no other choice anyway. Seeing as it was so hard to find we gave him a ring that day and ...