Today was our final complete day in Nanchang. We fly to Guangzhou tomorrow. It has been hot and sunny all week... until we were scheduled to go to the park :-) . We woke up to overcast, cool, and rainy. We met the guide in the lobby, and she probably thought I'd lost my mind. I was in shorts and a tank top (because it has been so hot and humid), and I had the girls in shorts. Fortunately I had some leggings for them in the bag, so we changed once in the van. I actually had people stop me and ask if I was cold.
This afternoon we visited a
variation of a Walmart, and barely made it through the store because so
many people were stopping Xiaoyun and questioning her about our family.
Lots of people would just stop and stare at us for long periods of time.
At first I thought it was because they saw two Americans and three
Chinese girls - one who was speaking Chinese and English- but I told
Xiaoyun on the way back to the room, they were probably staring at her
because she was wearing tennis shoes with a dress - LOL!
dreaded chore of packing today, and Ximi started getting a little more
'active' than she has been. Virgil finally made the connection between
the suitcases and her behavior. It hadn't dawned on me, but that may
have a reaction to the thought of leaving (or wondering if we were
This will be the last post before we have medical exams. We'll
be traveling tomorrow so I don't plan on having the computer out. Please
pray for medical exams on Saturday morning (Friday night your time).
Also, that there are no problems with the TB tests. ONE MORE WEEK UNTIL
WE ARE HOME!!!!!!!!