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... that are hard to walk on).
8 people from our group got lost temporarily coming down as the signage is not exactly great, but we all had a wonderful experience.
I had a Subway sandwich for lunch #1 which was amazing.
Lunch #2 was the same Chinese food as always (still pretty good, but I just want a hamburger)
After lunch, we were all exhausted, but we ...
... really unwell on the tube home, another migraine had started, so she took to her bed for the night. Lei again invited us to join them for dinner, so me and Rach went out with the boys to a small back street, family run restaurant to have some Chinese dumplings. The owner, an extremely drunk, long bearded man ( I will name him beardy) and his wife fed us lots of snacks, which we watered down with alcohol. He would fill up our glasses with baiju, a bit like ouzo, and get ...
... on the majority of their products. I think it's a bit ironic that for most women who would have used the opportunity of Singles Day to go out and mingle and try to not be single by the next Singles Day, are instead spending the day inside, in front of their computer, shopping up a storm. Yesterday, $5.75 billion was spent online in just 24 hours-- a record for online shopping in a single day in the world. One popular shopping website, Alibaba, had 402 ...
... of that. I have no doubt that they are thinking towards me and Tiff
‘ hey, you ...
... 9th, I biked in Beijing for the first time. I was slightly nervous (mostly about the left turn into traffic coming out of my neighborhood complex) but decided to buckle down and do it--it's about a 25 minute quicker commute than taking the bus and free.
I got my bike earlier this week. On Monday Laowang took me to the police station in the complex to get registered as a resident. The police station is in the bottom level of one of the buildings and ...
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