Xicui Zhilv Beijing Guanganmen Hotel
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... 2 ~ which was for our flight and flights going to Hawaii. Every ten minutes we heard an announcement with "Mahalo" at the end. I kinda wanted to just go to Hawaii and skip the long flight to Shrimpville but alas, we are here now and it does look very intriguing but let's get back to that flight...
Great seats. There are six sets of "two" seats together on this huge plane. We got one. Yay! I had a window, Kamie had the aisle, we ...
... picking nose, or hawking and I thought the children were adorable and mostly well behaved. I am not surprised though, I had to restrain myself from stopping a woman beating her child with a closed magazine, not easy to watch. I thought that they seemed quite patient whilst waiting in huge queues and in some cases we made friends with them and their fascination in our appearances was amusing and quaint, all with no English. I did get quite a few of them wanting to touch ...
... Filipino." I said.
I asked Natasha about if people mistaken her for other things. She told Olivia and me about an Indian man asking her if she was Indian. Then she told us about a professor assuming that she was from Mexico.
I was surprised to find out from Olivia that people have mistaken her as Russian.
Once on campus, I went to the library to do my Chinese homework. My homework was so hard! Translating from English to Chinese is not so easy. People ...
... though. They still hold very tightly to their traditional values.
Before I peace out, a few things I've noticed about Chinese people in the streets:
1. They have mad squatting skills. Standing around and need a chair? Just squat on your haunches and you're good to go!
2. Spitting in the streets and on the tables at a restaurant are socially acceptable. Last night I saw a young classy lady snort loudly and ...
... and a bucket underneath, and pretty much left like that most of the time. She also told us that babies in the nursery would sometimes bounce themselves out of their bouncers and be left crying on the floor for hours. Pretty horrific really.
Upon hearing that we would be heading to Xi’an after Beijing, she gave us some advice on hostels there, and showed us a few pictures that she had taken of the terracotta warriors.
At the moment I don’t feel like ...