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... s family'. The group walked through a local market where potatoes, fruits, vegetables and a putrid-smelling fish were for sale. Water-marble stones and other trinkets were being bargained for, also. We traveled through a scenic path and witnessed a 'first date', 'fishermen' and many other traditions for the Tujia people. Wooden flute music floated through the mountain tops and Tujian people's singing echoing through the canyon. I embraced their way of life and and reflected ...
With a population of just under 33M, Chongqin is the largest city in China, Then Guangzhou, Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai. 160 cities with a population more than 1M - this country is a powerhouse. The air pollution is unbelievable, even in the countryside. We were meant to transfer from the train to the cruise ship "President 8" at Chongqin. But we were told that the river was too low for the ship to make it to Chongqin, so we had to bus it 90 min downstream to Fu Ling, where the ship ...
- flight from Guilin to Chongqing
- Take subway/skytrain to Three Gorges Museum and the People's Palace
- Take train to the ferry - last stop on train - luckily international guide (Chinese) takes me to the docks and directs me to my dock - still hard to find the ferry and finally housemaid girl takes me ...
... as material to proof the existence of intelligent life outside of China.
“Yes”, I got up and asked for permission to use the blackboard, “it’s true.”
I grabbed a piece of chalk and drew a draft of how I arrange the desks in my classroom in the shape of a ‘U’.
He Wu told the class, that I, the teacher, had suggested him to make this question-and-answer-thing a groups-exercise, ...
... who I'm sure drank more than everyone in the bar (she certainly drank the fastest). All of this was free of charge, including the endless snacks of peanuts, barbecue, and sunflower seeds. Once drinking commenced, everyone made it a game to throw the nuts and seeds high into the air for the foreigners to catch in their mouths (we're always the zoo attraction anyways). I encouraged it, however, showing off my swift, eagle-like pecking to snatch the seeds (yep, I look like an ...
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