If Peru is, to my mind, the land of mountain giants, this part of China is the land of mountain dwarves - small, friendly hobgoblins, rising up like colossal mole-hills and presiding over the fields of rice, the palm trees, the ugly, tiled houses and even uglier high-rises, not serene and majestic, but looking surprised and skittish as if, at any time, they may just disappear! But enough whimsey... How to earn a fortune in China - become an umbrella salesman!! T...
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I am unable to download my own photos as the internet cafe computers don't have USB ports, so for the moment I am stuck with 2 useable photos - sorry! Bianca, my co-volunteer, and I are going to another school tomorrow - one that seemingly has a computer with, possibly, USB ports, so. who knows, all may not be lost! We have been persuaded to go with promises of better facilities, a newer school, a room of my own, younger, brighter pupils, slightly smaller classe...