Onto Longkou July 8, 2010

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After packing up our stuff in the morning, we were driven over to Beijing International Airport by a Chinese Navy driver (my uncle’s an officer). The driver was extremely skilled and aggressive, swerving in and out of traffic at extremely high speeds and barely missing cars in the process. It was the craziest drive I’ve ever experienced.

The flight to Yantai took an hour, and driving to Longkou (where my grandparents live) took another hour. The driver went up to 100 mph during that trip.

Sitting in a car in China is pretty… exciting.

Once in Longkou, we had dinner with my grandparents and then got Internet set up in our apartment in the building next door (we had to invite a mobile phone store owner to come and help get it set up).