Monthly Archives: November 2007

A Day with the Sick

A Day with the Sick Well, not quite all day, it just seemed like it. Rose was struck down by a bout of mild food poisoning, being sick and running to the toilet most of the day, it calmed down … Continue reading

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Slow Day

General Information day. Slow day today, and for those that ‘might’ be slightly interested, I don’t appear to have broken my wrist, its sore but that’s all. And for anyone interested in technical stuff, I will tell you the items … Continue reading

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Splendid China

Splendid China Today we had a visit, with free tickets again, to a theme park called Splendid China, actually we had tickets for Window on the World, but we’ve been there 3 times, we went there first and Rose sold … Continue reading

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Mission Hills World Cup Golf

Mission Hills World Cup Golf Well, that’s where we went today. Rose had been given 2 guest tickets for the event, (worth £180 each!), with her having students in the morning we didn’t leave till after dinner, it was a … Continue reading

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Converted!

Converted! Today we were converted, no, not to Buddhism, to natural gas. I’m not sure what we were on before as no one knows the English words for what they had, Rose said it was liquid gas, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Chongqing

Chongqing We are now in Chongqing after a 2hr coach ride, in a reasonably modern vehicle, we were not able to see much on the way down as it has been quite foggy and still is today with some added … Continue reading

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Three wise men

Three wise men, a lady and Jim We had a quiet day today (Tuesday), didn’t rise till around 10am, then went to visit a fellow Englishman at his training just down the road, Jim is his name and he, like … Continue reading

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Zigong

Grave Visit. We are now in Rose’s home town of Zigong, now I know I told you all her home town was Chengdu, but I now discover that it’s like saying you’re from Essex or somewhere, so now I am … Continue reading

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Chengdu

  Chengdu At Chengdu we where met by Rose’s cousin who took us in his car to where we are staying in one of her other cousin’s flat. And I am quite knackered and my legs are having a little … Continue reading

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Sichuan Province Trip

First Trip Days. We are now in Chengdu, and only just arrived here after two very hectic days on the Tibetan border. The trip started with a 2hr flight from Shenzhen to Chengdu, then an hour’s flight to Jiuzhaigou, (its … Continue reading

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