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Trips like this one to China can do one of two things to a group of students; it can build on previous friendships making them stronger through a common experience; and it can create new friendships that were not a part of previous day to day relationships. The staff on this trip have observed our young men being thoughtful, considerate and genuine in their relationships with each other. Don't miss understand ...
The next day we went our separate ways. Madelleine and Laura wanted to get closer to Beijing, so they went to Baoding, a bland city (I think) because I had no information about it. So, I went to Yujiacun, a small village entirely constructed of stones, for real. There was even a wonky one built by a guy that wanted to see Beijing from there. Today, Beijing is two hours away by express train. ...
... on some hobby farmers (she's really good).
We walked back to the bus and I got some ice cream. We rode the bus home with a woman who needed her parasol to find off the sun's rays at 6 p.m. inside the bus. Not joking. She had also managed to kick my ice cream cup, as I was trying to throw it out, so she deserves to be publicly shamed for this act, I don't care.
We got a little confused on the way home, but after asking a bunch of people ...
... br> Anyways, mostly I just dozed all the way to Shijiazhuang after I drank a beer on the frontier of Henan and Hebei provinces. Suddenly, I was awoken by the bus driver. He was about to throw me off. Where was the bus station? Oh, about 5 km south of this random place we're dropping you off at. Greeeaaaaat.
So, I called Xiao Liu, he was our host for the night. Earlier he had confirmed his friend wasn't going to stay with him anymore, so ...
NOTE: This entry will span two days.
Day 10: Beijing to Shijiazhuang to Beijing
There is a very interesting place called Cangyan Mountain in Hebei Province. Hebei is a province that has in its centre, the city of Beijing. The trip to Cangyan took a few transfers. The first was the impressive platypus-nosed bullet train that comfortably sucks you across the province at warp speed and in smooth comfort. After coming ...