Faces of Guilin, China
There can't be many countries where it's easier to meet people than in China.
Everywhere we went, we were stopped by men, women, boys,
and girls who wanted to talk awhile.
This guy, to the left, was selling fruit in the park, but it seemed as
though half the men in Guilin were professors.
We couldn't walk for more than five minutes in Guilin without a 'professor' stopping us. We weren't even safe on bikes.
It was great at first. We met some really nice people and had interesting
One 'professor', commenting on how Angie and I were not in a tour group, said, "It must be romantic traveling as a couple".
I smiled and said, "Well, it would be, but we're not really a couple since there's always a third person with us".
|He laughed, until it dawned on him that he was the third
He straightened up and said goodbye.
But I'm not complaining. Many people will tell you that the Chinese
are not friendly and open.