Ni hao.
That mean “hello” in Mandarin, and pretty much sums up my total preparation for my 42 day trip to China. Bart Starr Packers Jerseys

I’m not a big fan of prepping out everything beforehand, preferring to tailor my trip along the way – staying longer or shorter in certain places as experiences warrant, stumbling upon new towns along the way, letting serendipity take its course – but even by my limited standards, this trip is woefully lacking in advance prep. adidas nmd uomo Cheap Fjallraven Kanken Big Air Jordan 14 Uomo Bo Jackson Auburn Jerseys It’s like I was planning a trip to Hayward instead of halfway around the world to a totally foreign culture. nike legging homme ray ban pas cher Why? No reason, particularly. Scarpe Nike Store Italia Just decided to go about three weeks in advance and had things I had to wrap up on the home front. Goedkoop Nike Air Max nike air force 1 low hombre Why China? Why now? “Now” because I’ve been spending the past several years in a house-sitting situation, and when Marsha, the owner, comes back, I gotta go somewhere, and when you’re not paying rent, traveling is not all that more expensive than renting a temporary space where you live. So I’ve tried to do that when I can. Fjallraven Kanken Infantil And China? Well, it’s on my “bucket list.” (When you’re over 60, your “Things I want to do” list somehow transmogrifies into a “bucket list.” And Spring is a good time to go.

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