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... spoke English so I just enjoyed the show.
They needed to get some ropes around the cab of the machine and pull it over as it is lifted. Instead they came out with some metal poles and attempted to push it over with the poles. As you can imagine it nearly landed on them when they got under it with the poles. I found it ironic that the same people who built this engineering wonder were having difficulty righting a tractor. The ...
... Mariel said that I came into the office over a week ago and everyone noticed.
Following my meeting, I chilled back in my room and studied Chinese.
I met up with Olivia for dinner at **** over Rice. She brought Eric with her. The sweet granny was at **** over Rice today. I did not see her in over a month. So, I assumed that she was dead.
When we were done with dinner, I returned to my room to study more Chinese.
Made the 15 hour flight into Beijing. We flew over the North Pole and Russia and everything was pretty good except we couldn't understand a word of the English they tried to speak to us. Oh well! With the help of zzzquill and some really terrible red wine, I was able to go to sleep for a few minutes at a time. Because we left at midnight and landed at ...
Our second day in Beijing included a visit to the Forbidden City and a park to the north of the Forbidden City to get a great view. Both were very impressive sights.
On the third day we did our Great Wall visit to Mutianyu. Wow what an experience this turned out to be. We took a bus to a small village and then caught a taxi to the cable car to get up on the Wall. We had convinced a ...
... 2) some public bathrooms don't have stalls, and when they are there, the ladies leave them wide open while they do their business
By some miracle we arrived at the subway station near our hotel and James got out his google map along with a sheet with the chinese characters that say "please take me to ______ address" in case we got completely lost. Then we began trekking across Beijing to find our hotel.
3) The traffic is nutso. Even on a green light, ...