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... but when you have 2 people that do not have a clue what the other is saying, you still keep talking in your own language. We kept saying the same thing in English and he kept rattling away in Chinese. After stopping a couple of randoms and getting me to show them the map, he then hit upon the genius suggestion of phoning the hotel and eventually we were on our way. There was wifi at the station, I really wish I had chanced an Uber.
As my co-workers ...
... to Vietnam.
The bullet train is wonderful, just over a seven minute smooth ride to the airport, otherwise 40 minutes by road depending on traffic. The Maglev or magnetic levitation train reaches a top speed of 431 km/h and links the city to the airport.
Now we are in Hanoi, Vietnam, ensconced in our hotel. We will explore tomorrow.
... pollution here. Many of the smaller apartment blocks have air conditioners and solar heaters/power. I don't know how effective the solar is when the air quality is so poor but I guess even a little bit helps. We saw 12 wind turbines at the Shanghai Pudong airport but they are the only ones we've spotted so far. I don't know what they do to treat sewerage here but most public toilets have rubbish bins for used toilet paper. I don't know if that is just to ...
... end of campus (somewhere) and that I didn’t know how far or how to get there… So after asking a couple of people I finally asked this Thai girl doing a masters at this school and she knew where it was (said it was far) and was going that direction!! I lugged the big bag for a while and then she offered to help, which worked for a while. This campus is rather large and now that I see the map I see that the two dorms ...
... be thankful for. Did I miss my family and the comforts of home? Undoubtedly. Was it a bit bittersweet to Skype with them at 6 am my time before the 24 of them sat down for dinner together? Yes, that was tough.
But by the time it was my turn to sit down for turkey and stuffing, I was feeling pretty darn grateful:
To Parthenon, for giving me the opportunity to work aboard in not one, but two (!) countries and to travel to ...