Home Inn (Beijing Exhibition Hall)
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... but I was unable to walk that long and turned back after about an hour to make sure I would have the strength to make it back. Before I got to the rendezvous point with my guide I came across that Earthmover again. This time there was a group of Chinese workers trying to right it with a crane. They hooked it towards the top and were getting ready to lift it. I could tell from the point of contact it wasn’t going to work, and I mentioned it to ...
We took in all the sights before we started the journey of a lifetime. It was starting to get dark so the sights were lights.
After about 20 mins we decided to unpack our rucksacks. The thought at this point was where we put everything. No fridges to keep food cool so I think we will be eating the fresher things a bit sooner than expected.
The occupants of the next few cabins ...
... a bit with speaking with the people there. My Chinese is still bad. I still don't know how to communicate in normal daily situations like getting a haircut. Luckily, language barrier is not a big issue for me because the hair stylist knows how to work my hair. If I was not Asian, it would be a stressful situation.
As I was getting my hair cut, the salon played music by the Korean band Big Bang.
So happy with my haircut. My ...
... do for others and help the world. She was very helpful to me by showing me and telling me how things work around here. Tania will be at camp for a month, then will return.
Later, I met my other roommate, Jenny. She's from China. She is also going to a camp but a day after Tania. She is just the sweetest girl. She likes to help me with my Chinese. Too bad she won't be here longer! Unfortunately, she will not return after her month at camp.
What a day!
... I've bought shoes that shockingly fit me, today I bought a beautiful new orange scarf, a hat and two jumpers. If one travels to Beijing, then experiencing this market is a must. Even when Kyle and I are mistaken for father and son. But it's a fun experience.
The weekend will conclude tomorrow with a visit to the city's olympic stadium and famous Birds Nest. Stay tuned.