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At least is overcast so a little cooler, thank heavens. Most of the day spent getting organised for buses to pick us up. We had a police escort and a convoy of 18 buses, to take us to venue. Then we had the dotting ceremony, and then the races. Seemed no reason for the way the teams were split into 3 groups, but I think in hindsight, it was to give …
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Back to Huy. So after coffee he took me on a tour of the city. This is something I felt more or less obliged to do given the free coffee and my acceptance of his offer to find me a cheap hotel. I was pretty tired at this point, it was like 6 pm and I wanted a shower and a meal. This may have affected my disposition but it was probably the most boring tour of my life, pretty sure if you'd shown me which way was north I could ...
... Chinese as we were gona' need (hoping that place names are the same in all languages). After a nice lie in we were heading to the border! Border crossing... no problems! But where are we? Where is the bus depot? By pointing at a bus and repeating the word 'Hanoi' we managed to get a taxi to agree to take us to the depot at what seemed a good price. We only had chinese Yuan currency, and so managed to exchange for Vietnam Dong ...
I am in Qinzhou City. My grandmother was born in a village in the prefecture of Qinzhou. Chinese cities apparently don't often just mean the city itself, but also the surrounding area, I think.. I think here, it's divided into towns and then villages. My grandma is from White Pigeon Village, somewhere in the rural parts around here, and I'm going to try and find the place tomorrow. I took a night train from Kunming (on the top bunk of a hard sleeper). I thought sleep ...
... anticipation. This area is really poor. Local women still have to carry firewood on their backs each day for fuel. Once I got there, I was gob smacked. Until I realised that my phrasebook and camera cover had fallen out of my pocket. There goes my walk down the mountain. Unfortunately, the wind (or one of the bus passengers) had taken my book and it was never to be seen again. ...
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