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... buildings I would think we were in Hong Kong. So far no squat loos but am prepared with the usual sprays, and essentials. In China I always seem to become obsessed with loos and food but so far no problems although in the past there have some character building situations and I am expecting more this trip. Mandarin flooding back and have already had some minor interactions. This time, so far, they understand me and I them! Signing off from The Paris of The East. J and ...
... really didn't grasp the
relevance when I was in year 12. But today I felt like I flew in over
the set for that movie, except it was real (with the exception of
flying cars..dang). Everything is covered by a thick mist of smog,
and its hot, its like 6 am and its hot. I know they told us during uni that China was the
biggest rising economy in the world, and that they are the ones to
look out for. Something you don't really grasp the truth of until you ...
... drinking. During her leaving phase, I was given the mantle of organizer which—don’t laugh—I have actually been doing. I’m hoping it’s good for me. At least, I find it entertaining any time anyone new comes into the group and I’m introduced as the organizer. Never heard that linked to my name in any way. We had a great goodbye on Sunday with our four closest friend’s regular girl’s brunch, followed by antique ...
... and toast before drinking... or should I say gulping, trying not to taste the stuff.
This family has also adopted a son during their time in Shanghai. He is very sweet and adds lots of energy to the group! One afternoon the family took us to this incredible lunch buffet right across the river from The Bund (what you see when you think of the Shanghai skyline). This was the most incredible buffet I have ever enjoyed! The building was gorgeous! And ...
As the plane was landing I began to realize, “Oh ****, I am in China!” I had actually traveled fourteen hours around the world. I was dumbstruck that everything we had dreamt about was actually happening, but then the panic hit. And when I say hit, I mean it hit hard. I looked over at Drew and said, “What the hell were we thinking flying around the world to teach?” I have never ...