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Demà ja marxem de Beijing. Ens pensàvem que vuit dies seria massa temps però, com sempre, hem quedat curts. Sort de vam decidir no anar a Datong ni al monestir penjat de Wutaisan. Ja hi tornarem quan hi hagi un tren ràpid directe. Vaig llegir que la Xina ja té una infraestructura de trens ràpids més gran que tota la resta del món junt.
Hem tornat a veure l'Steven dues vegades més. És un encant de persona i ara ...
... tired to go out. After some deliberation I decided to try to find some take-out, which is harder than you think at night in downtown Beijing. I ended up at a McDonald's (scandal...but desperate times call for desperate measures). So here I was ordering a special-order in English to a Chinese cashier and her manager (who seemed like she understood me) and guess what? They got it wrong. Some things cross cultural boundaries....it reminded me of home.
... little green man to appear but it stays forever red. Sometimes the police officer just gives up because everyone crosses anyway. Sometimes on a one way street, you must look both sides.
No one really speak English. It is a constant try-to-guess-what-i-mean game. We cannot leave without a pen and paper and every price is negotiable (bargaining is my forte).
We now have to buy bottled water. Hot water is available pretty much everywhere but it takes time ...
... his parents and he couldn’t get home. There was no way to call his parents to tell them where he was. His older sister was in nursing school and worked at the first aide station in Tiananmen Square. Since the army had taken control of all streets and enforced a curfew during the uprising, Michael couldn’t return home until the next day. His father met him at the entrance of the Hutong and physically showed his fear and anger.
We visited a Hutong near ...
... Chinese, with very poor english translations, so we muddled our way through, eventually ordering a bowl of stewed veggies and noodles, and a meat pie, wrapped in dough and pan-fried. Tasty, if wanting salt.
We continued our Hutong wandering, working our way back to the hostel for a nap… which turned into a 3hr sleep again. (Damn jet lag!)
Upon waking, definitely refreshed, we decided to try the town's specialty dish, ...
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