Missing Dave majorly today. Wake up and check out. Say goodbye to Carlos the American medic in our dorm who is also off to xian today. Have breakfast/latte and toast at blue mountain hostel, where met cute South Korean girl called Ming cho who has co to Shanghai via 40 day Europe trip, have me an egg tart which I took to be nice by really don't like. After informing me I must visit Korea she departed also. Then we left for you gardens and city God Tao temple and bazaar. Gardens beautiful, lots of expensive tourist tat at bazaar. Went to tiazanfang- collection of western shops and bars, very cute. Purchased scarfs for Elle and Jack here. Aye a veg burger then get to Shang railway stn for sleeper to xian- petrified.