I just kept riding west to west to get around the bay, I didn’t stop and I kept riding until the sun went down.
I thought, “I could have gone around the bay after this long.
So I took the road to the south. As I started to head south, it was getting darker and I was farther away from the city, so I looked for a place to camp.
Hitchhikers have to walk a lot to find a place to stay, but bicycles can easily travel a couple of kilometres,
so it’s easy to find a place to stay. I decided to spend my first night in China in the shade of a field just off the road.
Here I could not be seen from the road, and because it was a field there were no people walking near me, so I found a good place.
I had chosen my camping place carefully.
But there is nothing “safe” about camping. I had a lot of lunch with Mr. Yoon, so I didn’t eat anything for dinner, but spread out my sleeping bag and lay down.
It was my first day in the country and I was very nervous, but once I lay down I fell asleep without even looking at the starry sky. When I woke up, it was dawn and the sky was slightly brighter than before.
I turn my head to the direction of the voice and see two ladies walking through the field, I was hiding, hoping they wouldn’t see me, but I was sleeping in the path of the field and they were passing close by.
“Don’t come here!”,
but to my dismay, they unhesitatingly came towards me and said,
They spoke to me in Chinese, but of course I couldn’t understand a word of it. I’m sure the first thing she said was
“Why are you sleeping in such a place? ”
I think the first word was “Why are you sleeping there? After that,
they spoke to me in Chinese, but I couldn’t understand them at all. If I could understand even one or two words, I could explain a little, but I couldn’t understand a single word, and when she saw me in a daze, she must have understood that I couldn’t understand a word at all,
because She walked away with a look of disgust. As always, when you wake up in a foreign country and someone comes to me, I feel like I’ve lost all my strength and energy, but I wake up perfectly.[Related posts] Start cycling from Qingdao China and Go west!
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