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Apr 19, 2009 - Wuzhou Is Beautiful!

I am in wuzhou right now! my hometown and i went to my orphinage. It was sooo amazing! I met the directer and a women who knew me and rememberd me which i thought was amazing. so we went to the little convreince room. And they gave me a gift. it is beautiful! It is a little glass ball that is like a diagram of the place. I made my speach and they understood!!!!!!!!!!!!! i was really happy about that! Then they showed us around and it was amazing! but it was really hot! So they were really proud and nobody ever did what i did. and they...

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Return to China 2009

Apr 19, 2009 - Wuzhou

We undertake the long 4 hour journey to Wuzhou today. The weather is unbearably hot and humid. Thank goodness there is good air conditioning in the car! We drive with our guide Elvin who has made 4 trips to Wuzhou before to either undergo adoption with a new family or to undergo a return visit such as ours. He is very knowledgeable about the area and has great rapport with the girls. Nothing about Wuzhou is recognizeable - like most of China, the city has undergone such growth and rebuilding. The city has about 300,000 people. The river...

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Apr 16, 2005 - Wuzhou

Nanning's bus station is conveniently adjacent to my hotel, and worryingly empty. Sure enough, they can sell me a ticket but there's a new station out of town. 'You must hurry,' the ticket seller told me, pointing out the connecting bus to the other station. I'll get a taxi, I thought, after I've gone back to collect my bag and have some breakfast. How long can it take to get to the edge of town? Plenty of time, it turns out. I'd shown my taxi driver the bus ticket so she knew which station to take me to, but 20 minutes after we'd set...

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