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TLG II Or, my lack of skill stays hidden

Qiaotou, China


They do not speak English at the Naxi Family Guesthouse. Go, but be prepared. Naxi Ma Ma was waiting outside my door one time because she wanted me to translate a phone call for her. But when she called the number the person was not there. Phew! My skills go unchallenged!



permalink written by  prrrrl on March 8, 2012 from Qiaotou, China
from the travel blog: Yunnan, China
tagged Naxi, Phone, English, Translate, Mama and Unchallenged

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Beijing, China


Why do we take pictures? To remember an event? To document atrocities? To sustain awe of beauty? Why did the fluent English-speaking Chinese gentleman clandestinely take mine after helping me decipher which subway stop would bring me close to the wholesale tea market? Surely with his language skills he had talked to foreigners before. If only he had silenced his smart phone I would have never known.

permalink written by  prrrrl on September 25, 2013 from Beijing, China
from the travel blog: Liaoning, 2013
tagged Tea, Pictures, Photo, English, Documentation and Clandestine

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Jaipur, India


i went to jaipur.

permalink written by  aarjunkumaar199 on November 20, 2014 from Jaipur, India
from the travel blog: jaipur
tagged English

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