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... life for the city folk. With the Beijing Olympics, came much progress with the extension of the subway, which had only previously had 3 services, to many more areas. With the extension and the minimal cost of one yuen per trip, it is hoped that people will use public transport in preference to cars to avoid traffic jams. A visit to a Cloisonné factory, during the trip was well worthwhile being able to see ...
... then into the waiting area. Lee said his goodbyes. As our first Guide, I felt that he had been friendly and had done his essential job well, but could have been a bit more generally helpful. Never mind so far so good.
In the waiting area toilet, I noticed the consistent signs in the urinals urging users to step forward and keep the place hygienic to 'Build a Civilized Public Lavatory'. It seemed to be part of a big drive to educate people in using and looking ...
... matter on my mind is housing for next semester. I have no idea where I am living. Over Christmas break, I talked with my friends and they said that they knew nobody who needed a roommate for next fall. A bit worry. Hopefully, I can find somewhere to live.
Hours later, Emi brought buns and wonton soup. She invited me eat some with her. They were so good!
"You are such a foodie, Benny!" Emi ...
... climb of the wall and after bumping into a good few Irish we all head back for our lunch. Which was all included. All I can say is right now Darren is in a food coma, like the rest of the crew on the bus. So all in all a pretty brilliant way to spend a morning in Beijing.
We're on our way back to the hostel now and the plan is to take in some more sights tonight depending on how the legs are holding ...
... It disn't matter that I didn't indulge in turkey last night. The food, which was homemade pasta, salads and yes, apple pie, was incidental in the knowledge that I was able to share my first Beijing Thanksgiving with my new family and friends. So from China to all of you, a happy Thanksgiving. Or as we say in Mandarin: 感恩节快乐 ;
Gǎn'ēn jié kuàilè
Until next time in Beijing, ...