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... with her young son. He turned out to be a cool dude, who knew how to thumbs up, high five, and I taught him how to fist bump.
We boarded our third overnight, after a bit of pushing and barging through what cannot be called a line, where both Danielle and I were given bottom bunks which turns out is the best option in terms of space and luggage security. A short while later we managed to fall asleep for what would be an early rise at around 6 in the morning.
... to what two cultures can accomplish. I wouldn't think twice if I was asked to do this again!
Thanks to some incredibly nice boutique owners we met at Wanda on Thursday, Matilde, Rachael and I had the unique experience of being models today. I didn't really know what to expect when we arrived at the shop; predictions ranged from $20,000 gowns to a total scam, so I was a little nervous. It turned out to be much closer to the twenty ...
... pulled and prodded; our feet and legs got a good kneading, they even hit the soles of our feet with wooden hammers; a bag of warm beans was placed on our stomachs and then our backs; and finally we got a bit of a back and neck massage. I'm not sure that I felt that much better afterward, my back and neck definitely would have benefitted from a bit more attention, however it was an experience!! Bar Street: we decided to drag ourselves away from HBO movies one night and go to the ...
... got yet another chance to perfect our bargaining skills! The stands at the market sold beautifulhand crafted items such as fans, scrolls, wooden carvings, and brushes used for calligraphy. After 2 hours of shopping, we bought pendants, traditional Chinese instruments called Xuns, giant umbrellas (because why not, we could bargain it down to $10.00), and lots of fans. The day was filled with bike riding, amazing views, bargaining, and happy smiles. Ni ...
... the hostel which cost 80 Yuan each but included a stop at the Wang Family Compound. We really enjoyed The Underground Castle, we had to get a guide as you could get lost in the underground tunnels. The guide was really good and told us lots of interesting information about the site. At lunch we ate with the other tourists (mainly Chinese) on the trip where we shared lots of different meals, we even tried deep fried rabbit which was delicious. From Pingyao we had to get ...