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... the metre on that is. Now why would our booked taxi put
on the metre if we had already paid for it? I began to get really nervous and
doubted our choice of taxi. Not only that but he wasn’t going the way we
usually went to the train station, it was as if he went around the block a few
times first because we started off going the right way and then we made this
weird turn and went down a road that had heaps of construction on it. When he
did that I started to ...
... If we stay here long enough I may get y address tattooed on one hand and the Carrefour tattooed on the other.
I got down to the lobby and walked out to the taxi stand. There were a lot of people in line near the front of the hotel but I wasn’t sure if they were waiting for a taxi or something else as they were all Chinese and it was still the middle of the workday. I cautiously walked over to the sign that said taxi stand and began ...
... apartment. Although we get a city view rather than a harbour view.
First lesson: tablet hopeless to use as camera in bright light as loses screen and as I don't have a cable that fits camera to tablet, therefore this blog won't have many photos until I can get one.
Second lesson: note difference between light switches and security alarm. Both same sized square panels but one has round button - the nice man phoned to check on us.
Landed in Shanghai and it was a perfect conclusion to a 25th birthday (midlife/quarter life crisis)..half full/empty kind of view. My roommate Alex and I finally got settled in after a long week orientation full of fun and exciting stories (some appropriate, some not so much). Our place is fwuarking siick! Way bigger than I imagined it would be..living in the master bedroom and it has tons of room for activities. I found out I will be teaching little ones and ...
... Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. To celebrate their return the two of them, Lavinia and I made a trip to The Lotus Eatery for dinner, followed by a trip to Perry’s for a few drinks. It’s great to see them both again (it’s been six weeks), even if they are disgustingly bronzed and healthy looking!! :D
Sick of living in the university dorms, Rosa (can’t be easy being ten years older than everyone!) set herself to looking for a shared flat ...