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The resident was a short little Chinese lady, 58 and she
lives with her husband and father aged 93 who was making slippers on the ground
floor of the 2 level house. It had a few bedrooms and a kitchen but was sparsely
furnished. Her 2 daughters live in the city now and have good professional jobs.
She said that she was happy to move to better accommodation as it is more
comfortable than when she was farming in a small ...
... i.e. a painting representing Obama hugging Kim Yong Un) and people showing in the middle of the streets how to prepare the product sold in the shops behind them. Actually, this is something we had already seen in several Chinese cities before Chongquing. It's quite interesting and you get to see how to prepare the traditional sesame candy, the sticky sweet rice and noodles... Check the pics!
... No souvenirs were sold here but rather a variety of snacks and food. There were banana leaf wrapped treats, rice, potatoes, corn, and beans. We did not sample the food but were impressed with the scenery, the simplicity of the market, and wondered what the villages looked like. I caught sight of steps carved into the mountain behind one of the stalls. I wondered too how tourists like us were influencing this "simple "life in the gorges. I expect that soon this market ...
... quench their thirst to meet foreigners. Of course I invited Paul because he had been an outstanding friend by devoting his entire weekend to helping me with people that he shouldn’t (according to his culture) like at all. We got gang guo, which is dry pot, much better than hot pot. The dinner was really nice and full of trips down memory lane to my time in Fujiera with Mitseru, as well as jokes about the passing weekend.
They were leaving the restaurant catching ...
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We got back around 6 and I had dinner with Zero, one of my students, he is in the video. Another one of my students, Jim, wanted to play pool that night around 730. I had a massive headache after dinner and I went home, put my phone on loud ring, and drifted in and out of sleep. At around 8 pm I got a knock at my door. I woke up, groggy as can be, and opened the door. I found an out of breath Jim, panting at my door step. He walked in, and through ...