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... be a lucky lucky man. It had everything, the lead actor arriving on a zip wire from halfway up the mountain face, fireworks, hidden fountains, CGI you name it, it was probably used in the show. Even though we didn't understand a word of what was being said, it was truly beautiful and by the end we all had tears in our eyes. To all my friends who are technicians or studying to be, the bar has been set for awsomeness.
To Be Continued ...
The plan was to climb Tianmen (not to be confused with a square) mountain which dominated the skyline to the south (think I put up a picture of the place in my last blog) originally we planned to meet up with a tour guide Laura had booked but following advice from westerners (basically anyone who isn't Chinese. Americans, French, Russians etc) and our hotel manager we took the decision to cancel the night before (he was overcharging us by quite a margin ...
... there was a young boy (about 8) with his father. Despite our excitement, we became very bored very quickly. At which point I produced cards and we started playing. I decided it would be nice if we asked the boy (he told us his Chinese name but Laura insisted on calling him Tom so will refer to him with this name) if he would like to join us. Once we showed him a few times through demonstration (and by letting him win the first time) he quickly became better than we were and so ...
... twisty turny road - think it has 99 turns to symbolise something.. Should probably know that. Basically, it was really steep and had lots of corners.
On the way up the mountain it was clear to see, that it wouldn't be clear to see. The fog was ridiculous! Despite this we carried on gallantly into the whiteness. Giving up on seeing anything at the top, we made our way down the mountain slightly where we could see a little more. It was obvious that on a nice day the views would ...
... and as we were at a station that no other tourists go too, it gave us a good chance to do some people watching. Although, we definitely felt like the ones being watched. A somewhat freaky old man would not stop staring at us, even as he spat on the ground and then stepped on it with his shoe. And then there was the guy trimming his beard with nail clippers. The children here were also particularly interested in us, stealing glances at us foreign creatures whenever they could, ...