we got to bejing a day early so we could work off the jet lag- it worked well and we went to a huntow withc is liek old bjing where all the classic buildings are and really really great shopping. granted you wont find any real designer stuff but the chinise kick ass at the art of making knock offs. so i got most off my gift huning done there. yays for that! and only spent like 20 bucks on like 12 people! double yays with clopping for that!!
the next day we met up with our china spree group. all very fun wonderful kick ass loverly people (i'll introduce them to you when i post pics. i was so happy that i wasn't the only person under 30!! there was arnow who was 10 and i realy cool kid and suprisingly saine for someone who travels with their parents alot - we all know how it affected me ;P and michal who was 21 and in college - his grandfather helped pay for his trip i guess...lucky..he kinda played bigbrother to arnow till we got on the cruise ship and arnow foud some one his own age to hang with at whitch point migchal got sick and spent three days in his cabin throwing up (i healed him with the magic discusting cherry flavored medicen i always carrry with me *smirk*) and Tran who is a is in med school and doing his residency at john hopkins (i hear they're preaty good with sick people over there *smirk again*) . so i was le happy to have people my own ageish on the trip.
most of the time we were touring old monuments and stuff and that was cool. we went to the drum towrer of bejing and you cansee freaking everything from there! so i looked around took some pictures since i had stolen the camera from the captain because he abuses the privelge (seriously we cam back wtih like 18 rolls of fillm ...yes we have to use film becuase the captian in is infinit wsdom refused to by a digetal carera till the last day of the trip!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) and then i spent an hour and a half watching sparrows fly around the tower. ..yes i know i'm a special bunny.
will post more latter again it is 5 in the blessed am and i still have not recovered from jet lag....is it possible fro jet lag to get worse even if you don't change time zones????