Schonbrunn Hotel Beijing
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... by the bullet train was a great experience and one that both of us prefer over flying.
We get off at Beijing station again the size and the amount of people is incredible. This station is bigger that Tullamarine airport. Which exit do we want… then I spy a man holding up a piece of paper with Geoff’s name on it. We zigged and zagged and we got out of that place, ...
... point they had blocked off a lot of the city for whoever was visiting. We then traveled to Silk Street which is the place to go if you want deals in Beijing. Eight floors of pure shopping, each floor specialized in a few things and there were little cubicles set up for each vendor. Shopping in Beijing is really different from shopping in America because the said price is not the price you should pay so you have to haggle for the best deal, you can usually get the price ...
... and along with one familiar person, move your entire life to a place where not only does anyone speak your language fluently, but where everyone is cast from the same mold, and you are noticeably different from the millions of people around you. Imagine living that way for a year. I had just adjusted to this reality, and all of a sudden I was back in a place with other foreigners. It overwhelmed me.
Eventually, I pulled myself together. ...
... it was expensive, but some people didn’t listen and were ordering a lot. Next thing we know, Wei had security called on him because he was arguing and telling us not to buy their stuff, which they did NOT like. There was all this conversation and conflict in Chinese that we couldn’t understand, so we just sat there hoping Wei didn’t get arrested. In hindsight, it was actually kind of funny. Leave it to the Americans to cause ...
... in Tienanmen Square and also ate moon cakes all last week with my Chinese friends in honor of the Mid-Autumn Festival.
My mind keeps going back and forth between the States and here, between my friends at DU and people I am meeting from the east coast and other countries. This first month has been quite the whirlwind, and there is so is much more I could say if I did not have only two minutes left before my language pledge starts for this week. Until next ...