day 355: æå (Changji) = 0km
What was there to do? Stay in my castle of foot pain all day?
I tried this option, but eventually I had to go outside and watch some dudes play a game of è±¡æ£ (xiangqi – Chinese chess) for a while:
Gotta love the way they are smashing the pieces!
Then I went and bought a massive amount of fruits:
To round things up, before I returned to the castle, I had some é¥ºå (jiaozi – dumplings):
Ever wondered why there seems to be so much garlic laying around on the tables in Chinese restaurants?
Well, this is not just for seasoning – instead, it is usually peeled and consumed directly with the food:
It’s supposed to function as a natural disinfectant.
Ever got a surprise visit from Paul right after a meal in a roadside restaurant?
Get the idea now?
Soundtrack: Bad Brains – “Fearless Vampire Killers”