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... 8217;s discretion)…. After a few minutes of figuring out the seating…SCORE! 2 seats in Business Class! Lay flat seats, great food, few drinks, sleeping tablet (thank you Bill) and out like a light. I woke up with about 20 minutes left in the flight! The jet lag was almost non-existent over the next few days! Run home pack a bag and time to meet the Gang to camp for the weekend!! No rest for the weary (wicked)!!
Stay tuned for trip number 2 in a couple of weeks….
... 200 RMB.
You will have to take a bus for 5 min from the ticket shop to the ferry departure gate so be an hour early at least. Once there, they make sure you get on the right boat.
Don't expect anything close to what you might know from Europe or western countries, for example the difference between 1st and 2nd class is a window. The ships are some old hookers and the beds tiny. ...
... bill would have been at least $280.
We quizzed Yuan about prisons in China. In the U.S. our
recidivism is well over 50%. Yuan laughed and said very few come back. He said
many of the crimes involved violence and the prisoners don’t want to come back
so the number is very low. He said at his prison the emphasis is on training
them in some kind of a trade. They work in factories, while in prison.
When we got back from lunch we headed ...
Gene and I got a call from Belinda this morning saying it was raining at the beach we all planned to go to this morning. So we made new plans. We didn't have to leave the hotel until noon, so I had a leisurely cup of Xinglong coffee in the lobby, reading. Belinda came by and we decided to have a girls day out. So we went shopping in a department store and each bought a hat and strolled around. Belinda tried on an outfit but didn't like the way it fit. We went upstairs and each bought ...
... The ocean was roaring in the background and fireworks were shot off. It was quit an evening. Thanks Belinda and Harry.
The streets are filled with people, mostly eating. The cuisine is a lot different here than in Liuzhou. It is not as spicy. The island gets by on growing food and tourism. There were big trucks lined up for blocks waiting to fill up with fruits and vegetables that will be shipped to the northern part of mainland China.