Day started with a trip to the market to buy some warm clothes. It opened at 10 and I headed straight to the jeans section where I managed to barter a pair down from 500 yuan (£50) to 120 yuan (£12) - still definitely got ripped off but I'm awful at haggling cos I just feel embarrassed and awkward. Then went to another stall where I got a 'Colombia' jacket for around the equivalent of £15, thinking about it now I probably also got ripped off on that too but it...
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Ok so my travels begin! Only kicked in once I had said goodbye to mum, joysie and Emily at the check-in gate... Although I was sad I realised i was grinning to myself like a weirdo as it actually dawned on me that I was going around the world on my own, and with not much of clue as to what I was doing! Caught the (delayed) Manchester flight to London Heathrow, which was again delayed by short while. We were then cheered up by being made to walk STRAIGHT THROUGH...