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... t cheap.
Despite EVERYTHING being 'made in china' it's all the same price as perth. We thought we would pick up some Nike sneakers for cheap (after all they're probably made by the kids down the road) but no, they're the exact same price as in Perth.
12. Tshirts have english sayings but they don't make sense.
For example 'Drear, believe, achieve' and lots to do with love which were just kinda confusing.
13. Wear the same outfits
... for a little bit and then we found Subway! We found our dinner! Attached to the Subway was a convenience store. They sold a big bottle of beer for only ¥5! That's less than $1. Heck yes. Subway and beer. We were set. We stayed in and watched "Grown Ups" on the movie channel and went to bed early. We love being on our own! Day 12: Today we woke up and were on a shopping mission. We got a map, found where we were supposed to go and took ...
... guide advised us that they boil the scorpion to get the poison out, drain the water then eat what is left. Guangzhou, like so much of China, is a contrast between the old and new. We left the market area to walk down the main modern shopping street. This street was no different than walking down a street in NYC. Mia thought she was in heaven when we arrived at a corner that had McDonalds on 2 different corners. Our guide took us to a Dim Sum restaurant that ...
... the tray and put it on the table, but beyond that, he didn't seem to actually do very much.
I guess I have got used to the staring, but this was more intrusive than I have had for a long time, so we were quite pleased when he went away near the end.
Later that day we went up the Canton tower, as it was a lovely clear day and the air looked clean.
We got some great views, and then ...
... that come back to visit so that they remember the special dishes of Cantonese food. We finished our stay with pictures out front. It truly was a delightful visit and a wonderful experience. Jim and I were impressed at the improved level of care that we saw and also the improved conditions. Still heartbreaking to see all the children in need of a family. The rest of the day we toured Guangzhou. We stopped at the Chen Family temple that is over 100 years old and ...
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