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I find chinese people do love a good photo. I find myself walking around with my stomach sucked in and fake smile permanently on my face in fear of ending up on someones mantelpiece or family photo album. I was pleased I had made this decision when I went up Mount Huashan because I had so many photos taken of me that I ended up with a slideshow of my day just from crazy people reshowing me their photo of the two of us at various spots across the mountain. I arrived in ...
Now it is time to write about the toilets. Not sure whether I already mentioned that most public toilets are not the toilets with seats that we know from the West but stand toilets. Or better to say squat toilets.
Not too bad for a little workout and some strong leg and bottom muscles. :-) Just kidding!
Anyway, most of the public toilets have these design so I am already quite used to it and basically I think it is much more ...
... St. Patrick's day. We were the only ones wearing green, everyone else seemed to be there for some MMA cage fight. We had lunch and a few Irish beers and then went grocery shopping. On the walk there, I heard "MISS LINDSEY" being yelled from the road and I turned to see one of my students, and two other children from school riding in a taxi with their mothers! It was very cute that they yelled to me and I was excited to see them. One of the mom's took ...
... and we were on our way to Downtown Shanghai to see the Oriental Pearl Tower. The Pearl Tower is the second tallest skyscraper in Shanghai, soon to be third, and it stands at about 363 m high. Now, I'm okay with heights, to a point, but when you get me up to about 269 m, I start to freak out a little. It's the fact that I can see my imminent death 269 m below me that begins to terrify me, especially when I think about the fact that somebody had to build the ...
Once again, just 24 hours to visit the city.
First a good breackfast in hotel: not so good but it must power the legs for a hard walking day!
The People's Square: a visit to the museum; thousands of years of imperial history: if you like this kind of things you can breath and run through it, if you do not want to spend the whole day in.
After that ...
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