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... off that bus! After getting my luggage, the tour guide who only knew how to say "hello" and "I love you" in English asked me where I was going in Chinese. I showed him my map of the Flip Flop Hostel and he asked a girl who spoke some English how I could get back. I told her I need to go to the Metro and then I know my way from there. She was heading to the Metro so she told me to follow her and her friends. The girl was very sweet and seemed to really want to make sure I was ...
... would expect, different variations of gongs and drums. Our first day of lessons and chamber rehearsal was next. There were 3 students who had lessons with the Chinese faculty of the Conservatory, while the rest worked on their solos and trios. Jeremy and I will be playing on a few of the ensemble pieces, so we spent some time figuring out our parts before working with the students on their parts. We were all dragging ...
... home. At home you find something you like and you bring it to the cashier who puts it in a bag and makes you pay for it. In the Chinese clothes shops (which are really cheap, and I like a lot) you chose something, show a shop assistant and they will give you a paper with the price on it. Then once you have paid and have a receipt you can go back to a sales assistant and ask for the product, and more often than not you will be given a freshly packaged item, that was ...
... enough money to pay for the room. As I was walking back to the dormitory, I got some stares, which mostly didn't bother me except for one man on a bike who (not as inconspicuously as he may have thought) rode back and forth to take a good look at me. The first time he passed, I ignored him. The second time I saw him, he was stopped on his bike. He looked at me for a few seconds, then continued riding in the opposite direction. ...
... 33311;已過萬 ;重山 Qing1 zhou1 yi3 guo4 wan4 chong2 shan1
Here's my quick translation (for the sake of being truest to the words, I've ignored rhyme or meter:
In the morning I bid farewell to Baidi amid vibrant clouds
One day I shall return to Jiangling a thousand miles away
On either bank wild monkeys incessantly howl
The light boat has passed ten ...