A busy weekend so I have earmarked an hour to check on all my regular haunts and of course had to check in to the airport with Tess Karlinski on her eventful flight to Souzhou…after a fascinating trip to a jade factory. Beautiful colour…anyway if you are quick you will catch up with Tess when she lands and meets her new tour guide..
The day began at 5:00 a.m. and not on a good note. Sue hadn’t slept well and we had no hot water for showers. I didn’t bother, but Sue did. My hair needed washing so I stuck it underneath the tap. Brr. Cold.
We’d been instructed to leave our luggage outside the door before 7:45 a.m. As Sue pushed hers against the wall I rolled mine over the thresh-hold and—slam—locked us out. Down to the front desk and back up again. We were relieved to return with the assistant manager and her life-saving master key. Our purses with passports and money were still there. Whew. We reported the cold water situation to save the next visitors the headache.
The pieces carved out of jade were fascinating; the…
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