Golden Crown Tower
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... back that way again about 10 minutes later, having eaten, I stopped and asked the guy "多少钱 / DuōShǎoQián" ('door sh'ou che-an?') - "How much?". “五百 / WǔBǎi” (‘Woo buy’) he replied, Y500, about $NZ100 each.
Nope, not for ...
... didn't! Then the Ayi tells me there is no power.
I start to think about that for a minute - No lights, no computers, argh! It’s going to be a challenge of a day all right.
Then the Ayi tells me (this is all in Chinese. The Ayis can’t speak any English short of "Hello") that it is only on the first (ground) floor. The second & third floors are ok. Whew!
I start to head for ...
... to which the staff agreed they were. And they were.
G offered one of the last two pieces to me & I suggested that we could give one to the caddie who was waiting outside in the sun. I wasn’t sure how he would accept that but he did so quickly & in seemingly good attitude.
After I gave the caddie a NZ 10c coin at the end as a little memento of NZ, G paid her Y200. Oh, I hope she didn’t think my 10 cents was ...
... out the name of it so I can try to find it back home. This evening we were introduced to a little hole in the wall bar/hang-out called Indie. A young couple owns it. The girl is from here,in China, and the guy is from Canada. They are so warm and friendly and made Lizy and I feel at home. There are people that come there regularly and they are from all over the world; Greece, Columbia, Latvia, the USA, Canada, Great Britain, France and many ...
... kind of feeling homesick and wanting food from home so the trip was well worth it for all of us. On the way home we sang American songs with the Taxi driver who loved to sing and dance with us. I want to mention how incredibly cheap the taxi's are if I haven't mentioned it already. I will definitely be taking taxis more often because I want to embrace how cheap they are while it lasts and before I go back to paying extreme amounts for taxis in ...
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