Shisanling Fruit Tour Garden
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... I think the only reason it stands today is because of the lucrative tourist industry. One of the closest and most well preserved parts of the wall is called Mutianyu. We hired a car to take us because traveling independently right now (with the Chinese holiday) can be a bit crazy. The driver took us to the sight, he purchased the appropriate tickets for us and then sent us on our way. We first took a bus to the base ...
... Then, I had to go off to a meeting.
While waiting for a meeting in my classroom building, Jean and Louis showed up. I gave them the cold shoulder about yesterday, but I later let it go. Shari, Greer, Lindsay, and Caitlin walked out of their classroom. My former professor came out and I shouted his name.
He came to give me a handshake. Then he had his arm out and I was so slow to realize that he was giving me a hug. Jean and Shari were laughing ...
... to get voted in than achieve anything......And who, despite all their election promises, can't achieve anything even if they wanted to because they're sandwiched between the out of touch "Lords" and the unwieldy slowness of a civil service. All 3 organisations it seems, designed in their entirety to prevent change, or at least unashamedly doing so as they're onto a good thing. Anyway, soap box away....refer back to point 1, it does stop a total nutter from making lots ...
... she was quite nice and friendly. She loved my
And I had also had a nice encounter with an asian man in
the security line, so it wasn't all bad. Lost my water again though.. it
was thrown into a bucket :(
I (sarah) had a very discomforting
experience going to the toilet. Imagine a normal toilet block in an
airport or whatever so just all in a line.. but i missed the first 2
toilets on my right that are just like western toilets. ...
Some observations: - The traffic here is chaotic. Cars cut each other up without even thinking about. The other thing is people will just walk out into the middle of the road and force cars to stop so that they can cross. This makes the traffic very noisy with all the honking. - Chinese people seem quite loud by nature. The women squak like chickens. It's Scrivens 2.0 - Chinese people are quite argy bargy and the short old women in particular ...