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... it through and she has been manipulated by Bruce and his promises.
On the way back to Huai’An city Bruce was showing Ruby (Who had been strategically placed in the front of the van at this point) all of the ‘amazing’ and ‘cool’ things to do in Chuzhuo. Yes, there are lots of things to do in Chuzhuo but we were dumped a twenty minute (at least) bus ride out of Chuzhuo!! In the winter when it gets dark early we would have been screwed ...
... up at this fresher’s week event and Bruce takes us
into this little room which sort of a make shift mobile phone shop, he shows us
the price plan (basically we opened a contract like we would in the UK), we
paid 100 kuai to activate the sim and they took photocopies of our passport but
we hadn’t got a bank account at this point so I have no idea how they are going
to take 36kuai per month from us! On a side note: 36 kuai is £3.60, that ...
... her to her school city and apartment
which is around an hour’s drive away from here, it was sad to see her go
because although she was crazy (in an eccentric kind of way) we had grown quite
fond of her!
We just chilled in my hotel room for an hour or two after saying
our goodbyes, updating blogs, emailing home and drinking coffee and eating chocolate.
We ventured out about 5pm to go and explore a bit more of the city and find
somewhere to eat. ...
... and toasted bread that we used to soak up all the sauce from the clam stew. That meal was by far the best meal I have had in china yet, I couldn’t thank Bruce enough. On the way back, Lily drove because Bruce had been drinking beer with us so he sat in the boot with me. He was telling me about his moms cooking, apparently she makes amazing dumplings so he is going to ask her to make me some vegetarian dumplings to try – he said when people go back home ...
... and, sure enough, I was grabbed out of the crowd à la Courtney Cox and pulled onto a boat and whisked away.
Once I got to the back of the stage, they put me into a traditional gown and tried to give me instructions as to what I had to do (they didn't speak English and I don't speak Chinese)
There was a lot of gesturing and pointing, but soon enough I was centre stage taking part in a marriage ceremony in front of 300-400 Chinese people.