Shang Jiu Wan Hotel
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... we learned a few surprising facts about Chinese people.
To put these in perspective they are just based on our experiences and are not meant to be stereotypes or generalisations.
Lastly, anyone that accuses us of being racist against Chinese people should keep in mind that at least 50% of Chinese people living in Australia are called Kevin.
1. They don't smoke very much.
We figured the reason for this was because of the huge amount of smog in the air ...
... believe we have been here for 2 weeks and that our trip is coming to an end. This has been such a fun experience. We have traveled to so many places, met great people, and have seen a lot of things we never would have before. I'm very sad to leave, but I also really want to eat American food again. Give me a freaking taco. What did we learn? Going to China once was good. Going to China twice was even better! Going to China a third time...stay ...
... of the games. The stadium has never been used since the games and is now a place that tourists visit. Also near by was a fountain that was choreographed to music and a museum. The museum had a display on North American Indians :-) In this area, Jim was surrounded by a group of teenagers that wanted to get their picture with him. Seems I married a rock star... We left Guangzhou to fly to Guilin (pronounced gway lyn). Mia ended up with headache but was a ...
I am lucky enough to have 2 visits from Carol & Don this year, transit stops on their way to Ireland.
They arrived very early on Weds morning, and as it was my day off we made the most of the time, starting with breakfast at McD's at the airport - that most Chinese of all experiences!
There is an airport bus that runs from the golf hotel at my complex, and we had a lovely tiki-tour ride back ...
... both orphanages, the girls were called by their Chinese names. We were greeted by the Doctor, the Nurse (both cared for Hannah), the Director and another Assistant Director. A special part of the meeting happened when they told us this was the Doctor that gave Hannah her Chinese name, which means strong and beautiful. This was a special moment for us and we told him that he had named her well! They asked questions of Hannah and answered our questions. This portion ...
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