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... was not very fast, it was quite hard to press the handle down, but still a nice ride. Every few seconds you could hear the instruction from a loudspeaker: "No stopping, no photos!" to keep everyone moving.
In the hotel we just grabbed our bags and could get changed before the overnight train to our next destination Xi'An.
... working his audience though sadly at question time no one had the hutzpah to ask how he had lost half of one ear. A gambling fight I suspect. All in all it was most interesting even knowing it was probably not an entirely typical family. Monday 6th Roz and I had planned to go to the Summer Palace and then changed our minds and set off for some Hutongs only to find ourselves captivated by wandering around in Hutongs near the hotel. This indecisiveness turned ...
... re in it and it’s too late!
We had read about how tourists get redirected by bogus bus company personnel supported by corrupt bus drivers and directed to expensive taxis or mini buses. Well these guys were pretty slick. They had it all worked out down to the bogus bus company employees operating at the main bus terminal. They were extremely helpful and asked us where we wanted to go then immediately said ‘NO’ too hard’ ...
... Free 5.0 shoes for $50.
We then went to an electronics store and purchased a samsung galaxy tablet with keyboard ($180), samsung galaxy S4($220) and an iPhone 5S ($200).
After our shopping expedition we went and had lunch at Sarpino's Pizzeria at the silk market. Very nice pizza, doesn't seem right to come to china and have pizza for lunch.
We caught a taxi back to our hotel, dropped off ...
... at a school today through Helen from the charity, it was a career day where the students who are due to leave this summer, could attend a series of talks by various professionals, Andy being one of them – and did 4 presentations to different groups, he met lots of people & got his face known which is always good for networking. I popped into work just to have a walk really and see the boss who’s back today, and luckily very understanding of my back troubles. Andy ...