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Our day in the mountain park was too exciting to only upload 5 pictures! Here are some more for you all to check out. Hope you are have a fabulous summer and we will see you guys so soon :)
Emm and Gabs ...
We are not sure why but the Chinese tourists weren't there. Zhang Nan's father said that heaps of money was spent but they have gone bankrupt.
The final adventure was last night when we were invited to a dinner organised by Charlie (Yu Changyin), one of my post-graduate students.
In fact Charlie was the monitor of the Post-graduate class, responsible for ensuring everything went well.
The students ...
... for the old men and their birds in cages and mahjong on the footpath has been built over with a building on top.
We were so surprised to wander up our street to find the old red building still there as well as our building!!
The only thing that appears to have changed is the window frames!
I was keen to find out about the sour noodles that we always ate, so we made our way to the ...
... ended up in the very back seats beside the engines.
The plane was a second hand (felt like fifth hand) Russian job, staffed by big a Russian stewardess and as we shook during take-off the overhead compartments rattled violently, with a piece falling off.
What a difference.
Back to the present
We landed on time in Guiyang's brand new airport - the second new airport since 1996. The old one was like a small ...
... and bowing down to a towering gold Buddha (which Em and I got in trouble for taking pictures in front of oops!). Outside of the temples were ponds filled with bright coy fish and turtles that swam around the foot of another giant gold statue of a religious figure.
Seeing these things were great but Emma and I came to see monkeys!! We had heard that wild monkeys roamed to park but had not seen any yet and were starting to doubt ...