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... waiting at the bus stop to go home, and even when we did converse, I found them to be stereotypically snobby. I wish stereotypes weren't true, but sometimes you can't ignore them.
Anyway, I went back with them to Guangzhou in silence, they weren't interested in sitting near me or talking with me at all. I left the bus without saying goodbye and took the next sleeper train back home at 10:30 p.m. Twenty three hour trip! Wow!
... of the diaolou and most of them don’t look that great. But one of them really stands out: the Lin family Diaolou. The inside is just untouched. It just seems like people were living here few month ago but all the furniture/pictures are from another century. It was amazing! This was my favourite of the day.
3) Zili village. Ok so here we have a winner. I am glad I went to the other two clusters first otherwise they would have seemed so dull. That ...
... and I won't explain further.
For some of you these incidents may seem trivial but let me assure you they are not. Regardless of the motivation behind the actions the actions are unacceptable. I'm more than happy to take photos with Chinese folk, we've had a lot of people politely requesting photos. I'm not sure why anyone would want a photo of my ugly face but approach me politely and I'll ...
... After a delicious lunch of prawns, sesame chicken, lotus root and pig trotters (I passed on that delicacy!) mushrooms, catfish, sweet and sour ribs with rice and corn and egg soup we continued on to the next village of San Men Li, Three Gate Village. Here we saw an inhabited village of houses built very close to each other. Ladies were sitting outside their houses selling herbs and fruit, including dried mandarin peel (very good for the lungs and clearing Damp). One elderly ...
... we visited were nice and friendly. Unlike the other places frequented by tourists, this area let's people just walk around and look without trying to get people to buy things every few feet. Lots of sites I read before coming say to go with a tour guide, but if you know numbers in Cantonese, you could negotiate a price for a driver on the street and you would be fine.
We had dinner at an awesome restaurant before ...