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... with that. Melissa whose wedding seems to have been going on for ages had a box of lollies for me from her wedding reception. She showed me her wedding photos with the big white dress and she looked beautiful. The photographer did a really good job with lots of outdoor shots.She said her husband was a little bit fat but he looked quite handsome to me.
It was sad to leave Taryn in bed this morning at 5.30. Actually she did walk me to the lift. I am a bit worried as I have left ...
Yesterday when we arrived at the entrance we found out that the temple was closed down.
So today we got up early to visit the temple again.
To our delight the lady at the counter from yesterday was right. The temple was indeed open this time.
I was hoping it would be a bit more quiet than the previous day. However, it seemed even more busy. Mostly local tourists. As we moved through the crowds I noticed how ...
... this is exactly what we had to do. As I showed the passenger my ticket he got up and moved on to the next available seat.
As we crossed more stations it became more and more busy.
At a certain point people sat down in the aisle, some even back-to-back and fell asleep.
Chinese popmusic coming from the speakers.
Further down there was a queue of people waiting at the warm ...
... and my chances of seeing both museums on the list was fast diminshing. I checked out and walked the short distance to Kaifeng museum. It was closed until 2pm. I wondered if I should just keep going to Zhengzhou but hadn't eaten and had to find where the bus stop was anyway.
Usually bus stations are the place to head for a quick bite but not in Kaifeng. It took me ages to find anything. After asking a policewoman eating something that ...
... the top 4 officials from the CIQ present as well as 5 other senior managers, all of whom want to take it in turns toasting with me, I am glad to be able to master my newly learnt chinese word!
For the next couple of days Bruce & I are caught up with lab business and meetings and Cheryl enjoys looking through the big supermarket that is close to the hotel. It includes the Chinese version of Myers Food Hall and has an interesting array ...