Today was a sad day because we left what had become somewhat of a home to me. Tianjin was a beautiful place with some of the nicest people I have ever meet so I wonder how the other cities will compare. During the 7 hour train ride I wasn't sure what to expect from Wuxi. I stared out the window for hours on the train ride and watched as we passed through many miles of the country. It was interesting to see the farm land and open space. Much of what I had seen through the trains window looked the same to me. I seem broken houses after broken houses. There were people scattered everywhere working and burning old crops. It was strange to see these people and houses looking like they live without much technology whiles we are passing right through on a fast train whiles I play on my ipad. It was almost like we weren't even there, a movie out the window. Sometime I still don't think I realize I'm on the other side of the globe. Once we finally got to Wuxi Dr. Li pointed out much less noise. The honking has decreased dramatically. People seem to drive less recklessly and have more patients. There isn't as many bikers and pedestrians in the middle of intersections and we aren't having to slam on the breaks every few feet. The city seems less busy with traffic and also has a lot of green trees and grass. So far I am liking it here and our hotel would be fit for a king. Dr. Li and Joe said this is a great place to live maybe even one of their top choices. Other people must think the same thing because there is a lot of construction here. As a matter of face looking out my window right now at dark I count nine cranes. This is not uncommon in the parts of China we have seen as I have said before there is always at least one crane in sight at all time.
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