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... br> You know you are in China when only 1 fork can be found in a 200-seat restaurant!
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... Monday thought. Andy has had a couple of appointments too recently which have gone well.
Tuesday I had the day off to go to the hot springs with the British Club ladies. About 24 of us for the day, and about a 45 minute drive out of town, a lovely relaxing day at a fab place, started outside in various 'flavoured' hot tubs, red wine, chocolate, lavender, they didn't really smell of anything to be fair, so I think they were just coloured water! It was a very cold but ...
... feet, which essentially required breaking the arch repeatedly from birth and wrapping tightly to prevent them from growing. Apparently, small feet made all the difference when attracting men, but compromised ability to walk and caused constant pain, with toenails essentially growing into the ball of your feet. It then takes readers through the Japanese occupation of Manchuria--the cruelty and barbarity that ensued--then through the Kuomintang nationalists, with their ...
... it cheaper? Like, 25 kuai?
Salesperson: 25 kuai?! No way. These are beautiful sunglasses; I can't go any lower than 110.
Customer: No, I can tell by looking that these are cheap. 25 kuai.
Salesperson: 25 kuai? Are you kidding me?? How about 80 that's my last offer.
Customer: 25 kuai.
Salesperson: 50. If you can't pay it, don't buy them.
Customer: Fine, I'll just go to the store ...
... taught me how to use Chinese ATMS, even the ones that are international, you can only take 1000RMB per transaction (you can always do another transaction, but hey what ever).
We then next went to a bar/resteraunt that Mark & Suzie know the owner from their travels. And Mark told me to have this awesome lemonade (was so awesome he had it also), and we looked out and over (see Pics). It has the rep of best view in China (the ex pat's thought), so far ...