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Travel Blogs from Wanning
... br> were called to get in the plane. We had lost our departure time and had to sit
on the runway for nearly an hour before a slot became available. The flight was
uneventful, but much longer at 2 and half hours compared to our quick jaunts
between xian, guilin and haikou. As we were sky card members we got free
slippers and water as a thank you before departure.
We landed in Shanghai an hour later than
expected and consequently ...
We woke up Tuesday and decided to try out
the breakfast buffet at the resort. At 145 yuan a person, we were expecting
some high end offerings. We have been keeping our entire food bill for the
whole day to under 150 yuan, so a nearly 300 yuan meal was quite a splurge.
Price aside, the buffet was quite interesting in its offerings. Choices
included everything from your standard eggs and bacon to such odd ...
... br> taken by a local man. At first we thought that they wanted us to take a picture
of them, but he motioned for us to stand beside his father so he could get a
picture of us. It seems that some local Chinese outside of big cities do not
encounter “westerners” and when they do, love getting pictures taken with them.
It would be like us going to say any foreign country or exotic land and having
our picture ...
... and my inability to stop applying sunscreen), Helen became my official interpreter. This, hopefully, was not intolerable as this is basically what she does for me everyday. However, Helen became my interpreter to everyone else as well. This meant that Helen also became a photographer.
Really, she was pretty cool with the first five or six Chinese people who came up to her and said "askij dskjie eij sekh?" She would smile and nod and say "Oh! ...
... bothered to check it out but today as I had no plans I figured I’d head over and have a look. Unlike most art museums, or any museum for that matter, usually going alone is better than going with a friend ...