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... whole time. It was so uncomfortable, I just wanted to go home at this point.
Howard's friend Terry and his wife Annie suggested that they could drive me to the train station after we had dinner, so I agreed because I wanted to try the famous Taiyuan vinegar noodles. They ordered a feast and paid for everything.
On the way to the bus station, I was about to die from nausea. Howard had gotten hold of Annie's baby and was creepily saying ...
... few minutes for noodles before the bus to the courtyard left. Cold noodles smothered in peanut sauce with cucumbers. Fantastic.
By the time I got to the bus, it was full. The bus driver kicked some people off who had knowingly boarded the bus earlier than they were entitled to. I hate how people always try to fudge the rules. Ugh. How is it so hard to just get on the right bus?
Anywho, an hour and a half later, I was transported into the ...
... ourselves somewhere to park for the night.
It was an old mud and brick village called Dayu. There were still some houses occupied but a lot were empty and in ruins. We found out later that as the elders died and the young people moved away, the town was slowly dying. No different to little places elsewhere, I suppose.
We were quite a novelty, ...
... I needed it most, I leaned on Ben for support, and I actually fell in love with teaching. The one thing I didn't think I would ever, really be passionate about... boy was I wrong.
It's funny really, how time and patience go hand in hand. The realization that giving up on a situation might really mean you're giving up on yourself. You're not giving yourself the chance to see if you can make it out the other side. Giving up ...
... free, and then 40% off their tab. So crazy!! Still getting used to situations like this, Ben and I enjoyed our free cocktail and played some pool as we listen to live music.
After the week we had, I feel like we came out on the other side with lifted spirits and unconditional love for each other, new friends and for our employers.
(See you later)