Shanxi Grand Hotel
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... got a punch! Anyone who knows me knows that I hate violence and if I had been in an English or even French speaking country i would have humiliated the woman verbally but in this instance I wanted her to know what it felt like to be hit by someone her own size!! I must admit that the fact that she was wearing something uniform-like didn't even register until afterwards. Guess my motherly instincts kicked in before my logical brain had chance. Yes ...
Day Six (November 1st) (Friday)
At four am, I opened my eyes because I heard rain drops. They were pouring down loudly with the strength of a lion. I closed my eyes and did not wake up until a couple hours later.
I walked down stair to eat breakfast. It was raining out heavily. My mind wanted to go back to Beijing at that moment since clearly we were not be able to do the original hike.
First thing ...
... me that the road was handmade and it took over a decade to complete.
Once we were done with the exhibit, we drove to our hotel. Justin threw a *********** us by warning us that our hotel was made on concrete and there might not be hot water. Our jaws dropped.
We then checked in our hotel. My room was freezing cold. Later, I hung out with Karena, Lindsay, and Stephanie. As I was talking with ...
... before getting worried we wouldn’t have enough time to grab dinner, get back to the hotel to grab our luggage (which had been stored in the dining room), and walk to the train station.
Najung and I made it over an hour early, so everything was fine. I know we were ridiculously early and I was probably paranoid about getting there on time, but I’d rather be early than running around at the ...
We made it back to Taiyuan with plenty of time to spare-- just around 8pm, actually. We are now staying at the same hotel we were at two night ago, and Najung and I are happy to be back.
We ended up having dinner at around 8:15, and we all were starving, so the meal was welcome. Afterward, we hit the same supermarket from Sunday night and bought a variety of drinks and snacks. Today's bus ...
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