"It's a hole in the ground." Fushun by chinapossum
Fushun Travel Guide: 20 reviews and 46 photos
Resident off & on since Sep 2002.
Fushun is like eating seaweed for the first time. Strange and almost unpallitable, but with something about it that is fascinating, so one keeps trying it until it is an acquired taste one cannot do without.
You will quickly learn the words
"waiguoren" and "laowai".
"Foreigner" and "outsider". You will hear these words every day, nomatter how long you have been here. The chinese haven't been allowed out much in the last 50 years and are still not familiar with the idea of people other than themselves.
I have never heard so many car horns! There are no discernable roadrules and drivers let each other know they are coming by using their horns. They don't wear seatbelts either.
- Pros:Good exchange rate
- Cons:Shopkeepers can see you coming
- In a nutshell:you get used to it
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