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... wandered the streets looking for a grocery store, no luck. We had no choice but to settle for the buffet. Our meal cost $120 Cdn. and Jack had the noodles. That was never in the budget! There is a good chance we may starve in China. The food is NOTHING like we are used to. We continued to wander around looking for groceries. We found fruit, Nescafe, bread and possibly milk. I think it is the UHT milk that lasts on the shelf ...
... to take her hand. As I touched her hand the mask changed immediately causing me to jump and 'clutch my pearls' very dramatically much to the amusement of the other theatre goers.
Finally there was a kung fu show which was a dizzying fusion of coiled spring aggression, lithe undulations and feats of bravery such as breaking an iron bar on one of the performers heads. It was truly remarkable.
All in all it was a sometimes cheesy but fun night out.
... is horrible. I could not careless how bad it was. So over finals already. I wrote three papers already. I have zhong wen (Chinese) final to study for too.
Mark came by my room and gave me a gift of his hometown in Shaanxi Province.
Later, as I was waiting for Natasha, Virginia and Andrea walked by and commented how sophisticated I looked with my buzz cut and my glasses on. I was taken back because I thought I looked like my ...
... and it was absolutely amazing. Clear skies in every direction, rolling green hills that put Ireland to shame, and cliffs on either side of the wall that made your heart stop. We hiked along the wall for 3 hours, even stopping for a cold brewski half-way along sold by merchants in one of the towers. Eventually it came time to climb back down and take cars to the rural village where we would spend the night.
The cars we took ...
... shoulder on 'lookout' and walked straight into a big white van! She had to stop crying and see the funny side as we were all laughing so much!!!
Found a restaurant which was brimming with locals. No English spoken by waiting staff so it was with relief that we were given a pictorial menu!! Some wonderful choices from pigs brains, bullfrog in duck blood curd and hare's tail. We gave those the wide berth and had a lovely meal of things we vaguely recognised!