Today was the day that we left Tianjin and it was extremely sad. We spent the night with the students doing karaoke and it was hard to say goodbye. I was so happy when I saw that Amy came by the hotel to say goodbye. She told me the night before that she was going to come by the hotel but I wasn't sure if that was going to happen because we were leaving early in the morning. This made me think that the Chinese do what they say they are going to do, they are very reliable. I was very happy that all of my stuff fit in my suitcase because I packed that morning and I bought a lot of stuff in Tianjin so I wasn't sure if it would all fit. Next was the train ride to Wuxi. This ride was very interesting. When I first got to my seat, my first impression was that it looked like the trains in Harry Potter. There were two booths on both sides and a storage area above the booths; this area did look like beds though. I was in a room with Sarah, Sam and some two random Chinese people. Everyone was very tired so we slept most of the train ride; Sam was even sleeping above us in the storage area. I woke up at some point at a stop and one lady came in our cart. I was confused because at this point there were six people in the cart. When the lady came and sat down that made it seven people, over the limit. One of the attendants came around to check tickets and I assumed that she was going to kick someone out. She checked all of our tickets and saw that everyone had a ticket and just left. This would not happen in the United States, the attendant would politely ask the person who is in the wrong seat to return to their seat. Let me just say that I was happy to arrive in Wuxi after our crammed train ride.
Train to Wuxi
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