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... we went for breakfast at this fancy air con cafe up the way called the LA Palms where the owner spoke perfect English. We got the skinny on accessing Facebook and had a bit to eat before catching the subway to the train station to try to organize an overnighter to Datong. After running around trying to figure out where we needed to go to buy tickets and trying to get cash from five different ATM's without success, we found out that all the rail tickets to Datong for the days we ...
Asked for a transfer to the apartment (I originally had the choice of staying with a host family or in an apartment.. I made the wrong choice) and today I made the move :) I was surprised at how easily the taxi driver understood my various instructions (in Chinese) and so sat back feeling quite smug at my cleverness of telling him where to take me. 25 minutes later, he pulled up somewhere I didn't even remotely recognise, as if this was where I had asked him to ...
This morning I left China after a whirlwind 3 weeks. I can't believe how quickly the time went, have I said that before already?! I definitely found China hard work to begin with, I'll be honest. It's hard to put into works but you can feel it's a Communist country if that makes any sense. I know Vietnam is too but I didn't get that vibe there at all. I think the Chinese are just a different breed and I don't by ...
... business card/phone number of a school
administrator and a Chinese support staff member - Be
sure to keep a copy or two of your passport and visa in a safe place.
If the passport is lost or stolen a copy is essential when attempting
to get a new one. Scanning them into your computer is another good idea.
Currently there is a dispute occurring
between Japan and China over ...
... for a while we stumbled across a huge shopping centre that had all of the named designer shops along with a food hall that had many local food establishments as well as a good few western ones too. Pizza hut was the chosen one for that evening and fortunately the menu had a picture of each item on it which allowed us to order food by lots of pointing. The menu was vast with not only pizza but loads of pasta's, soup’s, salads, chicken, steak etc.