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... and the departure has been put back 20 minutes till 7.20pm. The air over Hong Kong is pretty thick, and no photos are taken on our way in. Taxi-ing to the arrivals hall is pretty slow, but we are in pretty good shape to make our plane, provided we don’t dawdle. In actual fact, the airport worked well, the security queue was short, and we ended up killing a lot of time waiting for the plane to leave, managing to get electronics charged and emails read.
Tai = too/biggest/greatest/highest
Shan = mountain
TaiShan is actually not the highest mountain in China, probably not even close, around 1.5km above sea level. It's the perfect hike for a day hike, only 4 hours from base to summit. I took the central route both ways, so every step was paved and every 10 minutes you see rows of hawkers selling everything imaginable, including small ...
This will be our last day in Tai'an.
We spent the morning practicing for the afternoon ceremonies and students had a good last chance to hang out with their Chinese counterparts. While the morning was pretty low key the afternoon was anything but.
After our last school lunch (no more mystery meat sticks) and a afternoon rest (no more of those in America) we went back to ...
4:00am starts make for tough days. We all eventually arrived in Dezhou after being split into two groups, taking 2 flights and 2 busses to our next hotel. The flight was only an hour and the coach just under 2 but by the time we had checked in to the hotel and headed down for lunch we had already been up for 10 hours. There isn't really anything (shopping wise) close to the hotel and the hotel restaurant is certainly the only eatery. ...
... look than the 20 minute speed-date back in Shanghai.
It wasn't compulsory by the way, and a few Australian Solar Council (ASC) delegates actually did go to the Great Wall. But for me, the allure of seeing more of this companies products, displayed in what could be something that approached an Eco-City... Well - I had to go!
...So it was another work day. But seriously, I can't even begin to treat opportunities like this as "work".