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... in China, so all that made in china stuff you see, it comes from here. So alongside the manufacturing also comes the shopping. Guangzhou is shopping central. Huge malls, huge wholesale stores. As well as handmade street markets too. There is a huge jade, jewelry and clothing market. Finding quality jade here is a shopper's dream. Finding quality hemp or bamboo clothes for cheap here was impossible for me ...
... mango trees everywhere, not ripe yet though.
The sun was very overbearing this day. 2 of the 3 of us got some bad sunburns. I never even thought of it so I opened my shirt up because I was hot, and at the end of the day my entire chest was red, but not very painful. We unfortunately did not have time or energy for one of the bigger sites, even though we walked 3+ km to close to the entrance gate.
... in time
for my flight… how wrong I was, first of it took nearly half an hour to get
from my plane to the actual airport and then it took a further 30minutes to get
my passport stamps and get my visa checked, so then keeping an eye on the clock
not only was I, in my winter jacket and flannelette pyjama pants, literally
sweating but mentally sweating! Going through customs took just as long,
... to sleep too long today, as we have to be up very early tomorrow to start the trip back home. Zayne's visa was delivered as expected this afternoon, and we are basically all set. Zayne is picking up a couple English words a day. He is doing well, and his cough is all but gone. Hopefully he will do well on our long travel day tomorrow.
We depart in the morning at 6:30 for the airport and our trip to Shanghai. From there, we have about a 4 hour layover ...
... to prove something that is not. I may be in the wrong for saying this, but after a day here, I cannot wait until I leave again.
Getting back to China, this past year was the best I’ve had. I met some of the most amazing people yet, and experienced some things no book, TV show can emulate. I’m happy to have taken this risk and recommend to anyone who is thinking about going on an adventure, to give China a ...