"Buy Chinese SIM card (China only)." China Favorite Tip by dutchboycalledjan

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Favorite thing: The first day in China I bought two Chinese sim cards for my mobile and one for our children. This way i can get in contact with an English speaking person we met, like a guide, a hotel or an agent. Whenever we're misunderstood, we call and hand over the phone to the person who doesn't understand us. It is also handy with a driver who is waiting somewere. Just aks his mobile and call him to check it is the correct number. And he or she also has yours.

And also, when we've lost each other, we can call each other. I've bought a ' china only' SIM, so my wife can call me with her Dutch mobile, but I cannot call her.
One of our numbers: 13438345315

Drawback: i keep receiving Chinese messages my phone cannot display.

Fondest memory: Until now it is biking in Yangshou with Nancy - see my tip for her phone number.

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  • Written Aug 25, 2007
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