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Today we returned to Tie Yi after a long three day weekend. We decided to have everyone bring in snacks and have and unbirthday party for everyone on my actual birthday. We loved eating the snacks so much that we may do this every week! The day started with calligraphy and a visit to an English class (karaoke to Pitbull's 'Timber' was a highlight for me), followed by Chinese, and then the never ending Tai Chi class (our Tai Chi instructor is of slight build, but ...
... one of their own.
Talk about good old Anzac knowhow!!
Caught the plane to Xi'an (pron Seeey'n) 2.5 hour flight, got a cab to the hotel.
Dumped the hand ...
... br> That's just me.
After a few hours in the sun. We got back and had a beer and sat on the roof terrace. Check us out. " The Roof Terrace"
There is a Sauna too.
Got chatting to a lovely couple and spoke about their and our travels for half an hour.
I think those midges from Scotland have followed me again.
they are everywhere.
Out tonight for an interesting meal. We went to ...
... 8217;m glad I did!
Whilst the day seemed like it was going to be a complete disaster, we think that because we got there so late – at about lunchtime, we managed to squeeze our trip in between the morning and afternoon tour groups, as it was definitely getting busier as we left. We bought some meat skewers to tide us over until we got back to Xi’an and got the 306 back. This time it was the right bus, and it took us almost the whole way back to where we wanted to go. ...
... Pretty soon the relative quiet will transform into traffic and people rushing off to buy vegetables, leave for school (yes school on a Sunday), and go about their daily routines.
So strange how none of this seems foreign anymore. China feels like home and our students, friends at school, and wonderful hosts are now family.
Thank you all for making this adventure possible!