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... got a punch! Anyone who knows me knows that I hate violence and if I had been in an English or even French speaking country i would have humiliated the woman verbally but in this instance I wanted her to know what it felt like to be hit by someone her own size!! I must admit that the fact that she was wearing something uniform-like didn't even register until afterwards. Guess my motherly instincts kicked in before my logical brain had chance. Yes ...
Day Six (November 1st) (Friday)
At four am, I opened my eyes because I heard rain drops. They were pouring down loudly with the strength of a lion. I closed my eyes and did not wake up until a couple hours later.
I walked down stair to eat breakfast. It was raining out heavily. My mind wanted to go back to Beijing at that moment since clearly we were not be able to do the original hike.
First thing ...
... news crew there because we were the first foreigners to visit in a long time. Then he said we were visiting an elementary school too.
We got off the bus and checked out a water fall. There was a big red banner to welcome us. The news crew interviewed a couple people in my group.
We then went to the elementary school. Kids ran out of the school to greet us. We went into different groups ...
... temple we could squeeze in before leaving.
I should never joke about that around art history students.
It just so happened that there was a Daoist temple just a few blocks down the street, and everyone heading back on the Beijing train decided to go. Najung and I were not interested in being separated from the group, so we followed along and walked through the temple museum for about ...
We made it back to Taiyuan with plenty of time to spare-- just around 8pm, actually. We are now staying at the same hotel we were at two night ago, and Najung and I are happy to be back.
We ended up having dinner at around 8:15, and we all were starving, so the meal was welcome. Afterward, we hit the same supermarket from Sunday night and bought a variety of drinks and snacks. Today's bus ...