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... tomorrow. Very stressed so I skyped Mom. The leak is worse due to the thunderstorm. I’m also very hungry and want food but have no snacks.
Stress of today. Dealing with the company has been horrible. Dealing with the apartment.
11th September (General)
I managed to get the bus. I had to stay overnight. Had to run to the bus from school to catch it in time. It took 70 minutes and I was surrounded by Chinese men all talking to me as soon as ...
... students got on the train to Turpan. I was NOT getting on a 20 hour then 24 hour train when I couldn't hold anything down. It was a good choice, too, because the Chinese medicine given to me gave me the worst pain of my life. Avery, who was also sick and stayed behind, was fine the very next day while all I could do was curl into a ball in bed. When I asked what was in the medicine again, our guide told me it was something to treat my "bacteria ...
... and legend says it has lavish streams of mercury and arrows ready to shoot at intruders - modern tests done show high levels of mercury too..).
From Xi'an I took an early train, or a late train, depending on how you look at it (2:30am - 12:30PM next day) to Pingyao and only had a crammed seat. But right away the city impressed me. It's well preserved from the Ming and Qing dynasties with an intact city wall that's been ...
... a bit flat here really. Owen was back at work Boxing Day, it was exam week for his students, then the next week was largely marking and finishing up. I did my fourth and final session at the hospital. On New Year’s Eve we spent the afternoon at one of the hospitals, in the dental clinic - Owen had broken a tooth during Christmas lunch (not my cooking!). One of the postgrad students came with us to interpret and we went to dinner afterwards with her and her husband. When we ...
1415: Arrived at 古文化街 for some shopping.
1645: Arrived at Florentia Village Outlets.
*Not really cheap but Esprit is cheaper than in Singapore.
1800: Left for Beijing.
1945: Dinner at 四川仁火锅 ; hosted by another friend of Daddy JO.