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... the occasional mansion that seemed to still be a mansion, likely occupied by a very wealthy Chinese businessman. Xiamen was one of the first Special Economic Zones created by Deng Xiaoping, so I imagine there are plenty of extremely wealthy entrepreneurs here. Eventually found my way to the lookout point at the top of the island. The view was nice, but marred by the ever-present air pollution. Sadly, Xiamen is regularly touted as one of the cities with the cleanest air in ...
... Not my proudest moment. I definitely need to learn Mandarin. Had Dim Sum for dinner. Working on readjusting some plans for later in the trip since I received notice of a canceled flight. Tomorrow I'm going to the Island of Gulangyu, which should be ...
... excess fire? Cuz that's right, folks, this week Marisa and I took the leap and got needled! We went to the local clinic with Yili this morning, and he diagnosed us just by looking at the tongue and feeling the pulse. And he was spot on! A few minutes later, we were laying in our cots, side by side, as he pop, pop, popped a few needles onto the qi meridians in my back. What a strange sensation that was, and it didn't hurt at all. I almost fell asleep with the needles ...
... shining. The metal phase is categorized by withdrawing and chipping away at the impurities, so that was is left is stronger and more pure than what was before. Yet this phase is also marked by grief, but not in a regrettable way.
Reichstein writes, "Resolve emerges from grief like pure gold emerging from ashes; it is the distilled essence of what we had--a person, a love, a home, ...
... closer to the intersection, it got deeper. We both looked at each other in a "do we even ask if this is sewage water" kind of way, but then I thought, you know what? I'm in China, I'm following the stupid water gosh-darn-it. So we wandered beside the street as the water level rose and rose. We kept following it as it got higher and higher and got quite a few strange looks along the way.