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... guys were clearly tired. Mr. German Energy told me a saying that they have here in China---"the Japanese do 90% preparation and 10% improvisation, Germans about 70:30, and China? Chinese do 1% planning, the rest improv". He said it makes things very difficult because they are always calling him or needing him. At the work sites, he sees that steel construction has started in the season for raining with no thought of protecting the metal and ...
... belly. This seems to be met by a positive reaction and, mercifully, people get to work. I sit. The food arrives. NOODLES! After all that pointing, I'd temporarily forgotten what I'd had for breakfast. And for dinner the previous evening. And for an afternoon sn- I gamely make a start, until - so discreetly - a waitress sympathetically pads over and replaces my chopsticks with western cutlery. Ok China, you can have this ...
... were various food outlets in town so we were at least able to keep body and soul together as we had no cooking facilities at the resort and the restaurant seemed to have odd opening times and provided a most interesting selection of food! Dog meat, crocodile tongue, donkey meat, amongst other delicacies.
After our problems on arrival in Badaling I thought it would be sensible to find a sim card for my phone so on another trek into town we visited ...
... My bad, girl." Oh, he always, "I have no shame, girl." Corrine was laughing.
After dinner, we checked out the Yashow market. I saw a pair of sunglasses. The girl wanted one-hundred fifty for them. I snapped, "tai gui le (too expensive)."
She handed me the calculated to ask my price. I typed in twenty-five. She has a stupid question, "Is that dollars?"
I said that I was only paying twenty-five RMB.
... North Korea. The Fobidden City was immense. Soooo big! The imperial garden was cool, interesting trees. Plus we saw lil birds for the first time! After,we climbed a big hill that had some temples looking over the city, just incredible the view. It's insane to think Beijing is the same size as Belgium but with a larger population. Getting use to the smog and the pollution, just goes dark early at night. Where we are ...