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Maybe this will become a ‘thing’ – if they can do it, so can I, and they probably like seeing me doing it.
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The bus ride to Hangzhou was bumpy and the bus station was nowhere near the lake and there are 4 bus stations, so I didn’t even know which one I was at, and there was no signs or help or anything, and for one of the first times I feel defeated. I didn’t know where to start to ask for information. adidas zx flux uomo bianche But I got help, took a taxi to the lake, and the day immediately improved.
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In evening, I go to a jazz bar a couple doors down.