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... friend ended up saying I would look ridiculous if I put it on, so I said no thanks.
Then she shouted after me: "OK, OK, 50."
I said "No I don't want it anymore."
So she says "If you don't want it why you bargain? Are you OK? Do you have to go to the hospital?"
So I snorted really loud ad couldn't stop laughing.
These people are so aggressive and brutal.
We had lunch at a dumpling restaurant with 10 different varieties, and ...
... on the table next to us. A man set himself up with what looked like a little charcoal barbecue. He had a large piece of lamb. He carved thin strips off and cooked them. He also had a bottle of wine and his dog sitting next to him. He was very funny and let us take photos. The food smelt fantastic. He was adding spices to it as he cooked it and sharing bits with the dog. He must have been the owner of the restaurant bar and he sent plates of prawn crackers ...
"Autumn is Beijing's most beautiful time of year." My teacher said as she gestured outside the window. As we looked out the window, the pollution was so thick that the building across the road was wasn't very clear. We all laughed at the irony, but the teacher wasn't joking, though, when the sun does manage to break through the smog, autumn is absolutely beautiful here. The leaves fallen from the trees have turned golden or red, and ...
... me that they are lovely people, just living in a very different world to what I'm used to. I think my last tour guide Richard actually summed it up quite well, he said the Chinese don't really care about what's going on in the western world, they just care about China and they go their own way. After being here for the past few weeks I think I would agree with that too. China is so huge and with so many ...
... spring semester--I have no time this semester! The Peking Library is the largest university library in Asia and contains 5.51 million books and over 6,500 titles of Chinese and foreign journals and newspapers. I feel as if I will become smarter just from setting foot in this library! To get a library card I have to pay 10 元 a month, which is not too expensive but I figure I will get a library card next semester after my workload decreases tenfold. Same for ...